Membership

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The Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum and Planetarium is a membership institution, and provides benefits and privileges to its members in recognition of their annual support. Membership support enables the Museum to expand and enhance its education programs, and to maintain and restore the collections, grounds and historic buildings. Membership fees are fully tax-deductible as allowed by law.

General Membership

TO RECEIVE A DIGITAL MEMBERSHIP CARD: Please select 'add Digital Card for free' when choosing membership level.
Student/Senior
Individual
Dual
Family
Associate
Supporter
Director's Circle
William K. Vanderbilt II Society

$45 – 1 Member – (Must show valid ID)


  • Unlimited General Admission
  • Unlimited Planetarium Shows
  • Unlimited Mansion Tours
  • Discounts on Selected Events
  • 10% Gift Shop Discount
  • Discounts on Children’s Birthday Parties
  • Invitation to the annual Member’s Reception
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges; free admission and discounts at more that 1,000 participating museums
  • Invitation to exhibition receptions 
  • 1 free private Mansion tour (up to 10 guests) 
  • 2 additional invitations to members-only events
  • Discount on selected site-use venues on the property 

$60 – 1 Member 


  • Unlimited General Admission
  • Unlimited Planetarium Shows
  • Unlimited Mansion Tours
  • Discounts on Selected Events
  • 10% Gift Shop Discount
  • Discounts on Children’s Birthday Parties
  • Invitation to the annual Member’s Reception
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges; free admission and discounts at more that 1,000 participating museums
  • Invitation to exhibition receptions 
  • 1 free private Mansion tour (up to 10 guests) 
  • 2 additional invitations to members-only events
  • Discount on selected site-use venues on the property 

$80 – 2 Members 


  • Unlimited General Admission
  • Unlimited Planetarium Shows
  • Unlimited Mansion Tours
  • Discounts on Selected Events
  • 10% Gift Shop Discount
  • Discounts on Children’s Birthday Parties
  • Invitation to the annual Member’s Reception
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges; free admission and discounts at more that 1,000 participating museums
  • Invitation to exhibition receptions 
  • 1 free private Mansion tour (up to 10 guests) 
  • 2 additional invitations to members-only events
  • Discount on selected site-use venues on the property 

$105 – 2 Adults, 4 Children


  • Unlimited General Admission
  • Unlimited Planetarium Shows
  • Unlimited Mansion Tours
  • Discounts on Selected Events
  • 10% Gift Shop Discount
  • Discounts on Children’s Birthday Parties
  • Invitation to the annual Member’s Reception
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges; free admission and discounts at more that 1,000 participating museums
  • Invitation to exhibition receptions 
  • 1 free private Mansion tour (up to 10 guests) 
  • 2 additional invitations to members-only events
  • Discount on selected site-use venues on the property

$135 – 2 Adults, 4 Children 


  • Unlimited General Admission
  • Unlimited Planetarium Shows
  • Unlimited Mansion Tours
  • Discounts on Selected Events
  • 15% Gift Shop Discount
  • Discounts on Children’s Birthday Parties
  • Invitation to the annual Member’s Reception
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges; free admission and discounts at more that 1,000 participating museums
  • Invitation to exhibition receptions 
  • 1 free private Mansion tour (up to 10 guests) 
  • 2 additional invitations to members-only events
  • Discount on selected site-use venues on the property

$250 – Member +3 (any age)


  • Unlimited General Admission
  • Unlimited Planetarium Shows
  • Unlimited Mansion Tours
  • Discounts on Selected Events
  • 15% Gift Shop Discount
  • Discounts on Children’s Birthday Parties
  • Invitation to the annual Member’s Reception
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges; free admission and discounts at more that 1,000 participating museums
  • Invitation to exhibition receptions 
  • 1 free private Mansion tour (up to 10 guests) 
  • 2 additional invitations to members-only events
  • Discount on selected site-use venues on the property

$500 – Member +3 (any age)


  • Unlimited General Admission
  • Unlimited Planetarium Shows
  • Unlimited Mansion Tours
  • Discounts on Selected Events
  • 20% Gift Shop Discount
  • Discounts on Children’s Birthday Parties
  • Invitation to the annual Member’s Reception
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges; free admission and discounts at more that 1,000 participating museums
  • Invitation to exhibition receptions 
  • 1 free private Mansion tour (up to 10 guests) 
  • 2 additional invitations to members-only events
  • Discount on selected site-use venues on the property

$1000 – Member +5 (any age)


  • Unlimited General Admission
  • Unlimited Planetarium Shows
  • Unlimited Mansion Tours
  • Discounts on Selected Events
  • 20% Gift Shop Discount
  • Discounts on Children’s Birthday Parties
  • Invitation to the annual Member’s Reception
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges; free admission and discounts at more that 1,000 participating museums
  • Invitation to exhibition receptions 
  • 1 free private Mansion tour (up to 10 guests) 
  • 2 additional invitations to members-only events
  • Discount on selected site-use venues on the property 
  • William K. Vanderbilt II Society members are recognized in our Annual Report

Student/Senior$45 - 1 Member - (Must show valid ID)


  • Unlimited General Admission
  • Unlimited Planetarium Shows
  • Unlimited Mansion Tours
  • Discounts on Selected Events
  • 10% Gift Shop Discount
  • Discounts on Children’s Birthday Parties
  • Invitation to the annual Member’s Reception
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges; free admission and discounts at more that 1,000 participating museums
  • Invitation to exhibition receptions 
  • 1 free private Mansion tour (up to 10 guests) 
  • 2 additional invitations to members-only events
  • Discount on selected site-use venues on the property 

Individual$65 - 1 Member 


  • Unlimited General Admission
  • Unlimited Planetarium Shows
  • Unlimited Mansion Tours
  • Discounts on Selected Events
  • 10% Gift Shop Discount
  • Discounts on Children’s Birthday Parties
  • Invitation to the annual Member’s Reception
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges; free admission and discounts at more that 1,000 participating museums
  • Invitation to exhibition receptions 
  • 1 free private Mansion tour (up to 10 guests) 
  • 2 additional invitations to members-only events
  • Discount on selected site-use venues on the property 

Dual$80 - 2 Members 


  • Unlimited General Admission
  • Unlimited Planetarium Shows
  • Unlimited Mansion Tours
  • Discounts on Selected Events
  • 10% Gift Shop Discount
  • Discounts on Children’s Birthday Parties
  • Invitation to the annual Member’s Reception
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges; free admission and discounts at more that 1,000 participating museums
  • Invitation to exhibition receptions 
  • 1 free private Mansion tour (up to 10 guests) 
  • 2 additional invitations to members-only events
  • Discount on selected site-use venues on the property 

Family$105 - 2 Adults, 4 Children


  • Unlimited General Admission
  • Unlimited Planetarium Shows
  • Unlimited Mansion Tours
  • Discounts on Selected Events
  • 10% Gift Shop Discount
  • Discounts on Children’s Birthday Parties
  • Invitation to the annual Member’s Reception
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges; free admission and discounts at more that 1,000 participating museums
  • Invitation to exhibition receptions 
  • 1 free private Mansion tour (up to 10 guests) 
  • 2 additional invitations to members-only events
  • Discount on selected site-use venues on the property

Associate$135 - 2 Adults, 4 Children


  • Unlimited General Admission
  • Unlimited Planetarium Shows
  • Unlimited Mansion Tours
  • Discounts on Selected Events
  • 15% Gift Shop Discount
  • Discounts on Children’s Birthday Parties
  • Invitation to the annual Member’s Reception
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges; free admission and discounts at more that 1,000 participating museums
  • Invitation to exhibition receptions 
  • 1 free private Mansion tour (up to 10 guests) 
  • 2 additional invitations to members-only events
  • Discount on selected site-use venues on the property

Supporter$250 - 1 Member + 3 Individuals


  • Unlimited General Admission
  • Unlimited Planetarium Shows
  • Unlimited Mansion Tours
  • Discounts on Selected Events
  • 15% Gift Shop Discount
  • Discounts on Children’s Birthday Parties
  • Invitation to the annual Member’s Reception
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges; free admission and discounts at more that 1,000 participating museums
  • Invitation to exhibition receptions 
  • 1 free private Mansion tour (up to 10 guests) 
  • 2 additional invitations to members-only events
  • Discount on selected site-use venues on the property

Director's Circle $500 - 1 Member + 3 Individuals


  • Unlimited General Admission
  • Unlimited Planetarium Shows
  • Unlimited Mansion Tours
  • Discounts on Selected Events
  • 20% Gift Shop Discount
  • Discounts on Children’s Birthday Parties
  • Invitation to the annual Member’s Reception
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges; free admission and discounts at more that 1,000 participating museums
  • Invitation to exhibition receptions 
  • 1 free private Mansion tour (up to 10 guests) 
  • 2 additional invitations to members-only events
  • Discount on selected site-use venues on the property

WILLIAM K. VANDERBILT II SOCIETY$1000 - 1 Member + 5 Individuals


  • Unlimited General Admission
  • Unlimited Planetarium Shows
  • Unlimited Mansion Tours
  • Discounts on Selected Events
  • 20% Gift Shop Discount
  • Discounts on Children’s Birthday Parties
  • Invitation to the annual Member’s Reception
  • North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) privileges; free admission and discounts at more that 1,000 participating museums
  • Invitation to exhibition receptions 
  • 1 free private Mansion tour (up to 10 guests) 
  • 2 additional invitations to members-only events
  • Discount on selected site-use venues on the property 
  • William K. Vanderbilt II Society members are recognized in our Annual Report

Library Membership

The Library Membership covers free General Admission for up to 2 adults and 4 children. Both Planetarium show and Mansion tour are add-ons for an additional charge and subject to availability. We cannot make reservations for shows and tours in advance with the Library Pass at this time.

Guidelines for Visits (Library Pass)

Guidelines for Visits

· Library patrons are entitled to free general admission for two adults and four children under the age of 18.

· Although not included with the Library Museum pass, Planetarium shows, and Mansion tour tickets can be purchased upon arrival. Library passes cannot be applied to tickets purchased online due to limitations in our system.

· Please remind your patrons to always view the Vanderbilt Museum’s website: www.vanderbiltmuseum.org before their visit for planetarium and tour pricing, show and schedule changes, weather-related closures, and general information for planning their visit.

· The Vanderbilt Estate has cobblestone roads and hilly terrain. Wear sensible shoes.

· Winter Hours are currently in effect: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday 12 am-4 pm. Summer hours begin June 25, Tuesday-Sunday 11 am – 5 pm.

Membership support enables the Museum to expand and enhance its education programs, and to maintain and restore the collections, grounds and historic buildings. Membership fees are fully tax-deductible as allowed by law.

CARES ACT: TAX ADVANTAGES

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), which was signed into law on March 27, 2020, includes new charitable deduction allowances. Your gift to the Vanderbilt Museum at this time may provide you with additional tax advantages. Please consult your own tax advisor.