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Experience the Transit Museum as a member and enjoy free admission, exclusive access to members-only events, special discounts on tours and purchases at the Museum stores, and early reservation privileges all year long! Most important of all your contribution provides vital support as the Museum shares the rich and vibrant history of urban public transportation in the New York metropolitan area.

Please allow two weeks for delivery of your membership packet.

Questions about membership?
Please see our FAQ or contact us at nytmmembership@nyct.com.
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Friend $50($40 Tax-Deductible)

Free admission for 1 adult.

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  • Free admission for 1 adult
  • Personalized membership card for 1 adult
  • Early booking privileges and discounts on general tours for 1 adult
  • Access to Member-only tours for 1 adult
  • Free admission to participating science, technology and history museums (restrictions apply)
  • 10% discount at the Museum Stores on purchases of $10 or more (excluding Metrocard & limited edition merchandise)
  • Invitation for 2 to Museum exhibit opening receptions
  • Guest Pass good for 2 complimentary one-time admissions to the Museum for guests accompanied by a member
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Student (18+ with valid student ID*) $35

Free Admission for 1 adult.

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  • Free Admission for 1 adult
  • Personalized membership card for 1 adult
  • Early booking privileges and discounts on general tours for 1 adult
  • Access to Member-only tours for 1 adult
  • Free admission to participating science, technology and history museums (restrictions apply)
  • 10% discount at the Museum Stores on purchases of $10 or more (excluding Metrocard & limited edition merchandise)
  • Invitation for 2 to Museum exhibit opening receptions
  • Guest Pass good for 2 complimentary one-time admissions to the Museum for guests accompanied by a member
  • *Please send a photocopy of your valid Student ID by email to nytmmembership@nyct.com or by fax to (718) 694-5556.
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Senior (62+ with proof of age*) $35

Free admission for 1 adult.

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  • Free admission for 1 adult
  • Personalized membership card for 1 adult
  • Early booking privileges and discounts on general tours for 1 adult
  • Access to Member-only tours for 1 adult
  • Free admission to participating science, technology and history museums (restrictions apply)
  • 10% discount at the Museum Stores on purchases of $10 or more (excluding Metrocard & limited edition merchandise)
  • Invitation for 2 to Museum exhibit opening receptions
  • Guest Pass good for 2 complimentary one-time admissions to the Museum for guests accompanied by a member
  • *Please send proof of eligibility by email to nytmmembership@nyct.com or by fax to (718) 694-5556. (Waived for Senior renewals) $30 tax deductible.
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member dual 1
Dual 1 (1 Adult & 1 Child) $60($50 Tax-Deductible)

Free admission for 1 adult and 1 child (child must be accompanied by the adult)

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  • Free admission for 1 adult and 1 child (child must be accompanied by the adult)
  • Personalized membership card for 1 adult
  • Early booking privileges and discounts on general tours for 1 adult and 1 child
  • Access to Member-only tours for 1 adult and 1 child
  • Free admission to participating science, technology and history museums (restrictions apply)
  • 10% discount at the Museum Stores on purchases of $10 or more (excluding Metrocard & limited edition merchandise)
  • Invitation for 2 to Museum exhibit opening receptions
  • Guest Pass good for 2 complimentary one-time admissions to the Museum for guests accompanied by a member
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member dual 2
Dual 2 (2 Adults) $65($50 Tax-Deductible)

Free admission for 2 adults

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  • Free admission for 2 adults
  • Personalized membership cards for 2 adults
  • Early booking privileges and discounts on general tours for 2 adults
  • Access to Member-only tours for 2 adults
  • Free admission to participating science, technology and history museums (restrictions apply)
  • 10% discount at the Museum Stores on purchases of $10 or more (excluding Metrocard & limited edition merchandise)
  • Invitation for 2 to Museum exhibit opening receptions
  • Guest Pass good for 2 complimentary one-time admissions to the Museum for guests accompanied by a member
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member family
Family $80($70 Tax-Deductible)

Free admission for 2 adults and up to 2 children

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  • Free admission for 2 adults and up to 2 children
  • Personalized membership cards for 2 adults
  • Early booking privileges and discounts on general tours for 2 adults and 2 children
  • Access to Member-only tours for 2 adults and 2 children
  • Free admission to participating science, technology and history museums (restrictions apply)
  • 10% discount at the Museum Stores on purchases of $10 or more (excluding Metrocard & limited edition merchandise)
  • Invitation for 2 to Museum exhibit opening receptions
  • Guest Pass good for 2 complimentary one-time admissions to the Museum for guests accompanied by a member
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member family plus
Family PLUS $105($95 Tax-Deductible)

All the benefits of Family level membership, plus one Caregiver card (non-transferable) for a third adult to bring member children to the Museum.

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  • All the benefits of Family level membership, plus one Caregiver card (non-transferable) for a third adult to bring member children to the Museum.
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member contributing
Contributing $110($90 Tax-Deductible)

Free admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children.

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  • Free admission for 2 adults and up to 4 children
  • Personalized membership cards for 2 adults
  • Early booking privileges and discounts on general tours for 2 adults and 4 children
  • Access to Member-only tours for 2 adults and 2 children
  • Free admission to participating science, technology and history museums (restrictions apply)
  • 10% discount at the Museum Stores on purchases of $10 or more (excluding Metrocard & limited edition merchandise)
  • Invitation for 2 to Museum exhibit opening receptions
  • Guest Pass good for 4 complimentary one-time admissions to the Museum for guests accompanied by a member
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member contributing plus
Contributing PLUS $135($115 Tax-Deductible)

All the benefits of Contributing level membership, plus one Caregiver card (non-transferable) for a third adult to bring member children to the Museum.

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  • All the benefits of Contributing level membership, plus one Caregiver card (non-transferable) for a third adult to bring member children to the Museum
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member sustaining
Sustaining $175($145 Tax-Deductible)

Free admission for 3 adults and up to 6 children.

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  • Free admission for 3 adults and up to 6 children
  • Personalized membership cards for 3 adults
  • Early booking privileges and discounts on general tours for 2 adults and 6 children
  • Access to Member-only tours for 2 adults and 2 children
  • Free admission to participating science, technology and history museums (restrictions apply)
  • 10% discount at the Museum Stores on purchases of $10 or more (excluding Metrocard & limited edition merchandise)
  • Invitation for 2 to Museum exhibit opening receptions
  • Guest Pass good for 6 complimentary one-time admissions to the Museum for guests accompanied by a member
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member patron
Patron $275($245 Tax-Deductible)

Free admission for 3 adults and up to 6 children.

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  • Free admission for 3 adults and up to 6 children
  • Personalized membership cards for 3 adults
  • Early booking privileges and discounts on general tours for 2 adults and 6 children
  • Access to Member-only tours for 2 adults and 2 children
  • Free admission to participating science, technology and history museums (restrictions apply)
  • 10% discount at the Museum Stores on purchases of $10 or more (excluding Metrocard & limited edition merchandise)
  • Invitation for 2 to Museum exhibit opening receptions
  • Guest Pass good for 6 complimentary one-time admissions to the Museum for guests accompanied by a member
  • Gift Family level membership sent to recipient of choice
  • Acknowledgement of support in Museum publications
  • To arrange for the Gift Family membership to be sent to a recipient of your choice, please call the Membership Department at (718) 694-3451.
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Benefactor $500($460 Tax-Deductible)

Free admission for 3 adults and up to 6 children.

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  • Free admission for 3 adults and up to 6 children
  • Personalized membership cards for 3 adults
  • Early booking privileges and discounts on general tours for 3 adults and 6 children
  • Access to Member-only tours for 3 adults and 2 children
  • Free admission to participating science, technology and history museums (restrictions apply)
  • 10% discount at the Museum Stores on purchases of $10 or more (excluding Metrocard & limited edition merchandise)
  • Invitation for 2 to Museum exhibit opening receptions
  • Guest Pass good for 8 complimentary one-time admissions to the Museum for guests accompanied by a member
  • Gift Family level membership sent to recipient of choice
  • Acknowledgement of support in Museum publications
  • 2 complimentary tickets to one Museum-sponsored tour with advance reservations through our tour department
  • To arrange for the Gift Family membership to be sent to a recipient of your choice, please call the Membership Department at (718) 694-3451.
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Champion $750($710 Tax-Deductible)

Free admission for 3 adults and up to 6 children.

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  • Free admission for 3 adults and up to 6 children
  • Personalized membership cards for 3 adults
  • Early booking privileges and discounts on general tours for 3 adults and 6 children
  • Access to Member-only tours for 3 adults and 2 children
  • Free admission to participating science, technology and history museums (restrictions apply)
  • 10% discount at the Museum Stores on purchases of $10 or more (excluding Metrocard & limited edition merchandise)
  • Invitation for 2 to Museum exhibit opening receptions
  • Guest Pass good for 8 complimentary one-time admissions to the Museum for guests accompanied by a member
  • Gift Family level membership sent to recipient of choice
  • Acknowledgement of support in Museum publications
  • 2 complimentary tickets to one Museum-sponsored tour with advance reservations through our Tour Department
  • One complimentary group tour of the Museum in Brooklyn Heights for the members and up to 15 guests with advance reservations through our Education Center
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MTA Employee $35

All the benefits of Family Membership are available to MTA Employees for just $35! (with proof of employment). $30 tax deductible.

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  • Free admission for 2 adults and up to 2 children
  • Personalized membership cards for 2 adults
  • Early booking privileges and discounts on general tours for 2 adults and 2 children
  • Access to Member-only tours for 2 adults and 2 children
  • Free admission to participating science, technology and history museums (restrictions apply)
  • 10% discount at the Museum Stores on purchases of $10 or more (excluding Metrocard & limited edition merchandise)
  • Invitation for 2 to Museum exhibit opening receptions
  • Guest Pass good for 2 complimentary one-time admissions to the Museum for guests accompanied by a member
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