Custom House Maritime Museum A View of the Museum from Water St.

Membership

Help support the Custom House Maritime Museum by becoming a member


Museum Enterance

Your contribution keeps our region's maritime heritage alive. The CHMM is a living landmark on Newburyport's thriving downtown waterfront.

The Custom House may be over 170 years old, but we are dedicated to linking history with today's world. Check out our ever-changing calendar of events and our new Custom House Friends Group. We're looking for members to help us preserve the past and enrich the future.

Join Today

To join online click here (there is an online transaction fee in addition to membership), or you can call 978-462-8681, or complete this form and mail to:

Many thanks
for your
support!

The Custom House Maritime Museum
Membership Director
25 Water Street
Newburyport, MA 01950

Basic membership includes:

  • Unlimited admission
  • Use of our Research Library (by appointment)
  • 10% discount in Museum Store
  • Discounts on lectures, workshops and events, including the Holiday House Tour
  • Invitations to member-only events such as 1st Friday Socials and Exhibit Previews

Membership Levels

Learn about our new corporate memberships

$20 – $39 Cadet
Basic benefits for high school or college (undergraduate) student
 
$40 – $74 Individual
Basic benefits for 1 person
 
$75 – $99 Family
Basic benefits for 2 adults and their children (under 18)
 
$100 – $499 Mariner
  • “Family” benefits
  • 2 CHMM event passes*
 
$500+ Captain
  • “Family” benefits
  • 4 CHMM event passes*
  • 10% discount on one museum facility rental**
 
  • * Event passes exclude private functions
  • ** Facility rental does not include weddings

NEW Corporate memberships

$1,000 Flag Ship
  • All basic member benefits for business owner (or representative), plus spouse and children under 18
  • 30 museum admission passes
  • 30% discount on function rentals (except weddings)
  • 2 free VIP tours
  • Framed, limited edition Custom House print.
 
$500 Schooner
  • All basic member benefits for business owner (or representative), plus spouse and children under 18
  • 20 museum admission passes
  • 20% discount on function rentals (except weddings)
  • 1 free VIP tour.
 
$250 Clipper
  • All basic member benefits for business owner (or representative), plus spouse and children under 18
  • 10 museum admission passes
  • 10% discount on function rentals (except weddings)