Join Now or Renew Your Museum Membership

Instructions to Join or Renew (four easy ways)

Once you know your preferred level, choose any of these methods:

  • send a check to GHM&P at 923 10th St., Golden, CO 80401
  • visit in-person (Tuesday – Saturday)
  • call us at 303-278-3557 (Tuesday – Saturday)
  • use the button below for the level you want, and include your contact info, complete with mailing address and phone number

Do you have membership questions? Send us an email.

Are you registering for GHM&P Summer Camp?

  1. Use the button below for your chosen level (minimum $95 Household level for summer camp)
    Note: memberships are typically processed in the middle of the week, and only during business hours. Thank you in advance for your patience.
  2. Include your contact info, complete with mailing address and phone number.
  3. Include your email to opt-in to monthly e-news (opt-out any time).

Membership Levels and Benefits

Did you know members get special pricing on most programs? It’s one important way the Museum can welcome you back time and again to discover the amazing history of our community. Take a look at the descriptions below to see the entire complement of benefits for each level.

Individual ($50)

  • Member pricing on tickets for individual cardholder to most programs
  • 10% merchandise discount
  • Special pricing on premium programs

Dual ($75)

Individual-level benefits for two people who live together.

Household ($95)

  • Individual-level benefits, plus:
  • Member pricing on tickets to most programs for household residents living at the same address
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • Special pricing for Summer Camp
  • Exclusive early registration period for Summer Camp

Patron ($125)

  • Household-level benefits, plus
  • One member-priced ticket to most programs when accompanied by member
  • Recognition on website and donor wall
  • Reciprocal admission and benefits at hundreds of North American museums from both of these networks: (great value for travelers!)
    North American Reciprocal Museums (1,250 participating museums) and
    Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (more than 440)
  • Tax deduction (amount paid, less fair market value of benefits received)

Benefactor ($250)

  • Patron-level benefits, plus
  • Two member-priced tickets to most programs when accompanied by member
  • Insider’s Discovery Tour of new acquisitions and exhibits

Founder ($500)

  • Benefactor-level benefits, plus
  • Four member-priced tickets to most programs when accompanied by member
  • Invites to special seasonal member activities

Director’s Circle ($1,000+)

  • Founder-level benefits, plus
  • Six member-priced tickets to most programs when accompanied by member
  • Golden History Park VIP Tour for ten guests
  • Gift of Household Membership for a new member of your choice
  • Lunch with the Director

Worth every dollar

Here’s what one member had to say: “…your guest speakers make every dollar worth it. They have been very interesting and well presented. Hope even more people get involved. They are missing out!  Thanks.” — J. Johnson, Golden, Colorado

Fair Market Value

The fair market values (FMV) of memberships are listed below. The difference between cost and FMV may be deductible. Please consult your financial advisor for more information regarding the tax deductibility of your membership.

Individual, 50; Dual, 75; Household, 95; Patron, 100; Benefactor, 100; Founder, 125; Director’s Circle, 125.


Donations above and beyond dues are always appreciated and may be 100% deductible!

The GHM&P tax ID # is 84-6000591.