Membership & Benefits

Fresnel lensIt is truly a special time at the Martha’s Vineyard Museum as we welcome visitors to our new home in Vineyard Haven this winter. Whether you’re here to renew your membership or join for the first time, we are grateful for your support and can’t wait for you to discover YOUR new museum. Membership levels and benefits have been expanded to complement the excitement at the Museum, including unlimited access to our changing exhibitions, galleries, library, gift shop, and café throughout the year. And if you live on the Island year round, we have a special membership just for you! Membership helps make everything we do possible. From presenting exhibitions and education programs, to conserving our collection, our members truly are members of the MVM family.



  • 10% discount in MVM gift shop, cafe, Kids Discovery Days summer program, workshops, and Museum programs
  • Access to historic walking tours
  • Invitations to exclusive Members Only gallery talks and receptions
  • Invitation to the Museum’s Annual Member Appreciation Night
  • One-time coupon valid for an additional 10% off in the MVM Gift Shop
  • Preview days for major exhibitions
  • Subscription to the MVMuseum Quarterly (formerly the Dukes County Intelligencer, published 4 times a year)
  • Subscription to the Messenger (Newsletter published twice a year)
  • Two free admission Guest Passes
  • Unlimited free general admission to Museum, Cooke House Gardens, and Edgartown and East Chop Lighthouses
  • Our heartfelt thanks!


Features Basic* $55 Partner $150 Sustainer $250 Patron $500 Benefactor $1,000
Access to over 300 Museums (ROAM) reciprocal membership program X X X X
Access to over 1,000 Museums (NARM) reciprocal membership program X X X
One free Basic Membership to gift a friend or colleague X X X
Choice of MV Museum Book X X X
Summer sail on our catboat VANITY X X
10% off facility rental (not including additional services) X
First access to Evening of Discovery tickets X

* Basic membership includes one adult. All other membership includes two adults. Children through the age of 18 are welcomed at all membership levels!

Live on the Island Year-Round? Read about our Island Memberships here.

Interested in partnering with the Museum? Consider joining the Vineyard Museum Circle. Contact Advancement Director Heather Seger at 508-627-4441 x121 for more.

Your membership contribution is tax-deductible within the IRS guidelines.

Click Here To Become A Member

If you’d like to join over the phone, please call Sydney Torrence at 508-627-4441 x117.

Business Membership

Interested in becoming a business member? Business membership benefits and levels are still being finalized, but we would love your input in developing the program. Contact Development Associate Sydney Torrence at 508-627-4441 x117 for more.

Give the Gift of Membership

Give the gift of museum membership and give friends and family the chance to experience Island history through our exhibits, events, and programs. Please contact Sydney Torrence at 508-627-4441 x117 for more.