Become a part of History… BECOME A DuSable MEMBER TODAY!

As a member you can explore, engage and enjoy DuSable Museum all year long! Members receive special discounts on DuSable events and programs, access to members-only events, invitations to lectures from authorities on African American history and the inside scoop on what’s new at the “Du”. Members make a difference at the DuSable. Contributions from our members make it possible for the Museum to further its mission by producing the exhibitions, programs and events that over 100,000 visitors experience annually.

ALL MEMBERS ENJOY THE FOLLOWING GENERAL BENEFITS:

ENTRY

  • Free admission to the DuSable Museum everyday (except MLK day)
  • Invitations to member events
  • Free admission to select public programs
  • Exclusive member viewings of new exhibitions
  • Access to over 250 ROAM* Affiliated Institutions

DISCOUNTS

  • 10% discount in Trading Post Museum Store
  • Discounts on select Public Programs sponsored by the DuSable Museum
  • General Admission to the following: Chicago History Museum, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, Adler Planetarium, National Museum of Mexican Art

DUSABLE MUSEUM MEMBERSHIPS

Membership transactions cannot be refunded or exchanged. Benefits are for non-commercial use by individual members and cannot be transferred.

Senior Level

All general benefits for 1 cardholder

Senior Plus Level

All general benefits for 1 cardholder PLUS:

  • Smithsonian Affiliate Membership
  • 1 Year Smithsonian Magazine Subscription
  • 10% Discount on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • 10% discount on all IMAX tickets at the Smithsonian
  • Welcome package at all Smithsonian Museum Welcome Desks
  • Travel and Tour opportunities from Smithsonian Journeys

Student Level

All general benefits for 1 cardholder

Student Plus Level

All general benefits for 1 cardholder PLUS:

  • Smithsonian Affiliate Membership
  • 1 Year Smithsonian Magazine Subscription
  • 10% Discount on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • 10% discount on all IMAX tickets at the Smithsonian
  • Welcome package at all Smithsonian Museum Welcome Desks
  • Travel and Tour opportunities from Smithsonian Journeys

Individual Level

All general benefits for 1 cardholder

Individual Plus Level

All general benefits for 1 cardholder PLUS:

  • Smithsonian Affiliate Membership
  • 1 Year Smithsonian Magazine Subscription
  • 10% Discount on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • 10% discount on all IMAX tickets at the Smithsonian
  • Welcome package at all Smithsonian Museum Welcome Desks
  • Travel and Tour opportunities from Smithsonian Journeys

Family Level

All general benefits for 2 cardholders and up to 4 children

Family Plus Level

All general benefits for 2 cardholders and up to 4 children PLUS:

  • Smithsonian Affiliate Membership
  • 1 Year Smithsonian Magazine Subscription
  • 10% Discount on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • 10% discount on all IMAX tickets at the Smithsonian
  • Welcome package at all Smithsonian Museum Welcome Desks
  • Travel and Tour opportunities from Smithsonian Journeys

SUSTAINING MEMBERSHIP LEVELS

DuSable League Level

All general benefits for 2 cardholders, 2 guests and up to 4 children PLUS:

  • Benefits at over 800 NARM* Affiliated Institutions
  • Membership Gift
  • Smithsonian Affiliate Membership Benefits
  • Narrative from the Archives Lecture Series Invitations

Legacy Circle Level

All general benefits for 2 cardholders, 2 guests and up to 4 children PLUS:

  • Benefits at over 800 NARM* Affiliated Institutions

Curators Club Level

All general benefits for 2 cardholders, 2 guests and up to 4 children PLUS:

  • Benefits at over 800 NARM* Affiliated Institution
  • Membership Gift
  • Smithsonian Affiliate Membership Benefits
  • Narrative from the Archives Lecture Series Invitations
  • Coffee & the Collections Lecture Series Invitations

President’s Circle Level

All general benefits for 2 cardholders, 2 guests and up to 4 children PLUS:

  • Benefits at over 800 NARM* Affiliated Institutions
  • Membership Gift
  • Smithsonian Affiliate Membership Benefits
  • Narrative from the Archives Lecture Series Invitations
  • Coffee & the Collections Lecture Series Invitations
  • President’s Brunch Invitation

Burroughs Society Level

All general benefits for 2 cardholders, 2 guests and up to 4 children PLUS:

  • Benefits at over 800 NARM* Affiliated Institutions
  • Membership Gift
  • Smithsonian Affiliate Membership Benefits
  • Narrative from the Archives Lecture Series Invitations
  • Coffee & the Collections Lecture Series Invitations
  • President’s Brunch Invitation
  • Private Group Tours Led by Chief Curator

Your Membership Matters!

Thousands of school children visit the Museum annually and your membership contribution helps keep their field trips fun, educational and FREE!

Thank you, members! Welcome to the DuSable!

*Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums
*North American Reciprocal Museums