Become a Member

Become a Member

Membership is the best way to enjoy everything the Transit Museum has to offer! You’ll enjoy free or discounted access to Museum exhibits, programs and special events for one year. Plus, your support helps the Museum share the rich history of public transportation in the world’s greatest city with audiences everywhere.

Museum memberships last for one year from the month of purchase, and are available in a variety of levels.

Membership Levels

Membership - SeniorSENIOR $35 > (62+)

  • Free admission to the Museum for 1 designated adult
  • Early booking privileges on tours for 1 adult
  • Access to Member-only tours for 1 adult
  • Guest Pass good for 2 one-time admissions for guests accompanied by a member

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Membership - Student

STUDENT $35 > (18+ WITH VALID STUDENT ID)

  • Free admission to the Museum for 1 designated adult
  • Early booking privileges on tours for 1 adult
  • Access to Member-only tours for 1 adult
  • Guest Pass good for 2 one-time admissions for guests accompanied by a member

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Membership - MTA

MTA EMPLOYEE $35 >

  • Free admission to the Museum for 2 designated adults and up to 2 children
  • 10% discount on children’s birthday parties at the Museum
  • Early booking privileges on tours for 2 adults and 2 children**
  • Access to Member-only tours for 2 adults and 2 children**
  • Guest Pass good for 2 one-time admissions for guests accompanied by a member

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Membership - Friend

FRIEND $50 >

  • Free admission to the Museum for 1 designated adult
  • Early booking privileges on tours for 1 adult
  • Access to Member-only tours for 1 adult
  • Guest Pass good for 2 one-time admissions for guests accompanied by a member

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DUAL 1 (1 ADULT AND 1 CHILD) $60 >Membership - Dual 1

  • Free admission to the Museum for 1 designated adult and 1 child
  • Early booking privileges on tours for 1 adult and 1 child**
  • Access to Member-only tours for 1 adult and 1 child**
  • Guest Pass good for 2 one-time admissions for guests accompanied by a member

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DUAL 2 (2 ADULTS) $65 >Membership - Dual 2

  • Free admission to the Museum for 2 designated adults
  • Early booking privileges on tours for 2 adults**
  • Access to Member-only tours for 2 adults**
  • Guest Pass good for 2 one-time admissions for guests accompanied by a member

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Membership - Family PlusFAMILY $80 >

  • Free admission to the Museum for 2 designated adults and up to 2 children
  • 10% discount on children’s birthday parties at the Museum
  • Early booking privileges on tours for 2 adults and 2 children**
  • Access to Member-only tours for 2 adults and 2 children**
  • Guest Pass good for 2 one-time admissions for guests accompanied by a member

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Membership - Family

FAMILY PLUS $105 >

All the benefits of Family membership, and:

  • 1 Caregiver card (non-transferable)

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CONTRIBUTING $110 >Membership - Contributing

  • Free admission to the Museum for 2 designated adults and up to 4 children
  • 10% discount on children’s birthday parties at the Museum
  • Early booking privileges on tours for 2 adults and 4 children**
  • Access to Member-only tours for 2 adults and 2 children**
  • Guest Pass good for 4 one-time admissions for guests accompanied by a member

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CONTRIBUTING PLUS $135 >Membership - Contributing Plus

All the benefits of Contributing membership, and:

  • 1 Caregiver card (non-transferable)

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SUSTAINING $175 >Membership - Sustaining

  • Free admission to the Museum for 3 designated adults and up to 6 children
  • 10% discount on children’s birthday parties at the Museum
  • Early booking privileges on tours for 2 adults and 6 children**
  • Access to Member-only tours for 2 adults and 2 children**
  • Guest Pass good for 6 one-time admissions for guests accompanied by a member

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PATRON $275 >Membership - Patron

All the benefits of Sustaining membership, and:

  • Gift Family level membership sent to recipient of choice
  • Acknowledgement of support in Museum publications

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Membership - BenefactorBENEFACTOR $500 >

  • Free admission to the Museum for 3 designated adults and up to 6 children
  • 10% discount on children’s birthday parties at the Museum
  • Early booking privileges on tours for 3 adults and 6 children**
  • Access to Member-only tours for 3 adults and 2 children**
  • Guest Pass good for 8 one-time admissions 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

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CHAMPION $750 >Membership - Champion

All the benefits of Benefactor membership, and:

  • One complimentary Group Tour of the Museum in Brooklyn Heights for the designated members and up to 15 guests (total), with advance reservations through our Education Center

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* Discount is valid at the New York Transit Museum stores (Brooklyn Heights, Grand Central Terminal and online) on purchases over $10, excluding limited edition merchandise and MetroCard/EZPass.

** Memberships that permit the purchase of more than one adult ticket for tours may substitute a non-member adult as the additional ticket-holder for a tour, when accompanied by a member. Adults may not be substituted for children on member-only tours.

 

Want to learn more about Transit Museum membership? Email us.

 

Members-Only Excursions

One benefit of membership is access to our members-only tours of the Old City Hall subway station and other historic sites. These tours go on sale several times a year, typically in April, August, and December. The Museum’s bi-weekly email newsletter is the best way to get updates about new tour dates and ticket sales! Sign up now.

Please note that members may purchase as many members-only tour tickets as there are people covered by their membership. If you wish to bring a friend on a members-only tour, you must be a Dual 2 level member or higher. Click here for answers to frequently asked questions about buying members’ tickets.

Submit Your Government-Issued ID for Behind-the-Scenes Excursions

 

Reciprocal Benefits

NYTM members currently receive free general admission, with proof of NYTM membership, to:

NYTM also participates in two programs, ASTC Passport Program and Time Travelers, that offer free or reduced price general admission for NYTM members at institutions and museums throughout the US and abroad.

Please note that reciprocal benefits are at the discretion of the offering institution and subject to change without notice. We recommend contacting a specific institution to confirm benefits before your visit.

Old City Hall Station

Find out how to get tickets for an upcoming tour of Old City Hall Station!

How to Buy Members’ Tickets

See a step-by-step guide for purchasing Museum members’ tickets for upcoming tours and excursions.

Become a Member

Membership is the best way to enjoy everything the Transit Museum has to offer! Museum members receive free or discounted access to exhibits, programs and special events.

Make a Gift

Your entirely tax-deductible contribution will enable the Transit Museum to continue creating innovative exhibits, accessible education programs, and unforgettable experiences.

Coming Up:

Sat 10

Behind the Scenes: Jerome Avenue Yard

Saturday, December 10 | 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sat 10

Subway Swing

Saturday, December 10 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Jan 28

Jewel in the Crown: Old City Hall Station

January 28, 2017 | 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

For Families:

Sat 10

STORYTIME DEPOT

Saturday, December 10 | 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 10

FUTUREMAPS

Saturday, December 10 | 1:30 pm - 2:15 pm
Sat 10

NYTM Train Operators Workshop

Saturday, December 10 | 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Museum Highlights Tour:

Sat 10

Museum Highlights

Saturday, December 10 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sat 10

Museum Highlights

Saturday, December 10 | 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm