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Gift Memberships


Give the Gift of Membership this Holiday Season!

Buy a Gift Membership between now and December 24, 2019 and receive a copy of "Thar She Goes" and a one year subscription to "Connecticut Explored" magazine while supplies last. 

Current Members also receive 10% off of a gift membership. Use code Gift10 at checkout to get this discount.

Please be sure to enter the name, address, email, phone number and name the renewal of the gift recipient in the "Please leave special instructions below:" box. Also, please indicate who will be renewing this gift membership.

Being a member is the best way to enjoy all that the Connecticut River Museum has to offer but  perhaps the most rewarding benefit is knowing that you are supporting our mission – to lead in the study, preservation and celebration of the cultural and natural heritage of the River and its valley.  Join the crew today (or renew the fun!) by choosing one of several membership categories to fit your personal needs:

Individual $40

  • Unlimited free admission for one person
  • Discounts to CT River Paddle Explorations and Summer Adventure Camps
  • 10% discount to Museum Gift Shop
  • Invitations to exhibit openings and events
  • A subscription to the Steamboat Log Newsletter
  • Discounts on select special events and programs
  • Monthly e-newsletter with advance notice of events


One + One $55

  • All of the above benefits for one person and one guest


Family $65

  • All of the above benefits for two people and their children OR their grandchildren under 18 years of age.


Boater $100

  • All of the above benefits
  • 3 hour tie up at designated floating docks during Museum hours, based on availability*.
  • Reciprocal admission privileges to over 40 museums in the Council of American Maritime Museums (CAMM).

*Some restrictions apply.


Supporting $150

  • All of the above benefits
  • Four additional guest passes
  • Use of canoe or kayak for half-day through the CT River Paddle Explorations#
  • Membership to the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association with over 700 art, cultural, and historical institutions. Provides free/member admission to participating museums during regular hours, discounts, and much more.

# Limited to a total of 5 days (one boat per day).


Sustaining $250

  • All of the above benefits
  • Eight additional guest passes
  • Use of canoe or kayak for full-day through the CT River Paddle Explorations*

* Limited to a total of 5 days (one boat per day).


Benefactor $500

  • All of the above benefits
  • A special evening reception with the Museum’s Director
  • A private guided Museum tour for family and friends


For more information on membership, contact Phyllis Stillman by emailing or by calling (860)767-8269 ext. 119.

If renewing, please include your member number if you have it in the special instructions field at checkout.  If purchasing a membership as a gift, please enter the person's name, address and email address in the instructions field.