Membership to the St. Joseph Museums means you are committed to providing a gateway to the past by collecting, preserving, interpreting, and exhibiting items that reflect the history of the St. Joseph area and its citizens.

We sincerely value our Members and enjoy providing them with “Members Only” benefits throughout the year. Together, we are carrying forward an amazing legacy.


Membership Levels

There are a variety of membership levels to choose from.  Membership at any level includes free admission and The Museum Graphic newsletter featuring historical research articles!


Membership benefits include:

Free admission to our five museums (American Indian and History Galleries of the St. Joseph Museum, Black Archives Museum, Doll Museum, Glore Psychiatric Museum, & Wyeth-Tootle Mansion)


Subscription to The Museum Graphic newsletter highlighting Museum news, events, and historical research articles


Discounts on all Museum educational programs, workshops, and trips, as well as in the Museum Store


The St. Joseph Museums, Inc., is a member of The North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM).  NARM is one of the largest reciprocal membership programs in the world with members in the United States, Bermuda, Canada, El Salvador and Mexico! NARM includes cultural, arts, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers, and more that offer their individual NARM qualified members reciprocal benefits.  The benefits of membership include free admission during regular museum hours, discounts in the museum shops, and discounts on concerts, lecture tickets, and events with a current membership card.  For a complete list of the more than 1,000 participating North American Reciprocal Museum Association® museums and sites, visit


Membership Rates:

  • $20 Student

  • $50 Individual

  • $75 Family

  • $100 Contributor

  • $250 Sponsor*

  • $500 Benefactor*

  • $1,000 Patron*


*Includes NARM Membership!