Smithsonian Reciprocal Membership Program

Smithsonian Affiliate Reciprocal
Membership Program


Get two memberships in one! Add the Smithsonian Affiliate package to your HDM membership to take advantage of numerous benefits!

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) 
  • 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

Add the Smithsonian Affiliate package to your HDM Membership for $25 annually.

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.

If you would like to learn more about different ways to donate, please click the links below.

Desert Sage Society

Standard Memberships

Adopt an Animal

Corporate Support

Planned Giving