Membership Information

With one-of-a-kind exhibits, events, and programs you will want to visit our museums again and again! As a member, visit as often as you like for a full year and enjoy exclusive discounts, and access to programs, seminars, and more! Each annual membership is valid for 12 months and begins on the day of purchase.

Members and donors help provide operational support for the Culture & Heritage Museums, comprised of the Museum of York County, Historic Brattonsville, Main Street Children’s Museum, and McCelvey Center. Each site offers a different aspect of the Carolina Piedmont and furnishes guests with unique experiences and aligns with our mission: To communicate and preserve the natural and cultural histories of the Carolina Piedmont, inspiring a lifetime of learning.

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As a member, you’ll receive these great benefits:

CHM Member Benefits 
Free General Admission
One year of free general admission to CHM sites and complimentary or discounted admission to select programs and events at CHM
Discounts 
Member discounts on museum store purchases, select programs, seminars, events, and performances
Special Access 
Invitations to exclusive previews, openings, and events
Updates 
Email noficications of programs, events, seminars, and monthly activity calendar
Reciprocals
Southeastern Reciprocal Membership Program (SERM) 
Free or discounted admission to 175+ museums and institutions participating in the Southeastern Reciprocal Membership Program
https://www.semcdirect.net/SERM-Participants

Choose which level is right for you!

CHM General Membership Levels 
Individual – $30
Membership level includes benefits for one adult 
Dual – $50
Membership level includes benefits for two adults 
Family – $85
Membership level includes benefits for up to two adults and the primary members children or grandchildren under age 18

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CHM Donor Society Membership Levels
Sustainer - $150
Membership level includes benefits for up to two adults and the primary members children or grandchildren under age 18 
Partner - $300 
Membership level includes benefits for up to two adults and the primary members children or grandchildren under age 18 
Sponsor - $500 
Membership level includes benefits for up to two adults and the primary members children or grandchildren under age 18

Please consider giving an amount above your dues to join CHM’s Donor Society. In addition to general level membership benefits Donor Society members also receive an additional reciprocal benefit, the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM). NARM members enjoy Free or discounted admission to 1,000+ museums and institutions participating in the North American Reciprocal Museum Association.

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Gift Membership
Memberships make excellent gifts for any occasion. Give the gift of experience a gift that can be enjoyed throughout the year. Gift a Membership.

For assistance contact Membership Coordinator, Alison Gray 
Phone: 803.909.7242
Email: agray@chmuseums.org 

Membership is tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Please Note: memberships are not refundable or transferable and membership benefits are not applicable to group visits. Prices are subject to change.


Helpful Membership Information
Introducing new member benefits that will keep you connected with direct access to your member account, simplify renewing you membership, and make forgetting your membership card a thing of the past. 
New Online Web Application
Stay connected with direct access to your member account via our new web application. Register and create a username and password using the email address we have on file for your membership. Then log in and go to My Account where you can Edit Account Information, Print Membership Card, Renew/Upgrade Membership, and more!

Member Ticket Purchases
The number of member tickets you can reserve is determined by your membership level, ticket type, and the named members you include on your membership form when you purchase or renew your membership. Please note, admission will be charged for non-members who turn in a reserved member ticket. If you need to edit the members included on your member record contact Membership Coordinator, Alison Gray at 803.909.7242 or agray@chmuseums.org

Digital Membership Card
Electronic membership cards and notifications are now available through the eMembership Card App on your smartphone. 

To download CHM membership card, follow the steps below.

If you need further assistance, feel free to inquire at the Visitor Services front desk on the day of your visit or call Membership Coordinator, Alison Gray at 803.909.7242

Step 1. Download the eMembership Card App.
Apple App Store
Google Play Store

Step 2. Select Culture & Heritage Museums and select Find My Membership Cards.

Step 3. Enter your member ID and last name or your phone number and last name.

Please note: If you use a phone number to search, only the phone number(s) you have on record with us will work.