Smithsonian Reciprocal Membership Program

Smithsonian Affiliate Reciprocal
Membership Program

Get two memberships in one! Members of the High Desert Museum can obtain a national membership from the Smithsonian as part of our Smithsonian Affiliate Membership program.

The Smithsonian Affiliate Reciprocal Membership Program is a network of Smithsonian Affiliate museums and educational organizations (see the Smithsonian Affiliate Directory here). High Desert Museum members who present a current Smithsonian Affiliates membership card are entitled to the following privileges at participating Affiliates:

  • Free Admission for two
  • Member discounts on purchases made on the premises for concert and lecture tickets
  • Discounts in gift stores
  • Smithsonian Magazine (one year subscription) or Air & Space Magazine (7 issues)
  • 10% discount on all Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
  • Free admission to the Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City
  • A personalized Smithsonian membership card
  • 10% discount on all IMAX tickets at the Smithsonian

Annual cost for the Smithsonian Affiliate Reciprocal Membership is $25.

For more information, contact the membership desk at 541-382-4754 ext. 244 or contact us.

NOTE: Reciprocal admission benefits for a family membership must be accompanied by verification of a family membership by presenting your High Desert Museum Smithsonian Affiliate Membership card.