Reopening in Brooklyn on August 14th!

We are thrilled to announce the New York Transit Museum in Downtown Brooklyn will open for Museum Members only on Friday, August 13th!

As a Transit Museum member, you’ll enjoy exclusive benefits, behind-the-scenes access to the transit system, and the opportunity to explore our expansive collections. Memberships last for one year from the month of purchase, and are available in a variety of levels. Frequently Asked Membership Questions

To learn about our new policies and procedures, visit this page.

Core Benefits

  • Unlimited visits – reserve tickets here! Advance tickets and masks required for admission.
  • Members-only exhibit previews and events 
  • Free or discounted tickets for upcoming programs
  • 10% discount on Transit Museum Store purchases** 
  • Reciprocal admission at participating history and science museums worldwide via the ASTC Passport Program and Time Travelers
  • Special virtual invitations and promotions throughout Members Appreciation Month
  • Special acknowledgement of long-term members through our Member Milestones program

Special Add-Ons

  • ADD ADMISSION FOR A CAREGIVER > $30*
  • ADD ADMISSION FOR A CHILD (Age 2-17) > $10

* For individuals with severe disabilities who wish to purchase memberships, the Museum will waive the caregiver fee and add a PCA to the membership at no charge. Contact the Membership Office at [email protected] or (718) 694-3451 for more details or to add a PCA.

General Membership Levels

Individual - Membership Level

Individual $60

  • All membership benefits, plus:
  • Free Museum admission for 1 designated adult (18+)
  • 2 guest passes
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Student - Membership Level

Student $40 (18+ with school ID)

*Enjoy all Individual Benefits

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Senior - Membership Level

Senior $40 (62+ with valid ID)

*Enjoy all Individual Benefits

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MTA $40

*Eligible for employees and retirees with proof of employment. 

*Enjoy all Family Benefits 

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Dual - Membership Level

Dual $75

  • All membership benefits, plus:
  • Free Museum admission for 2 designated adults (18+)
  • 2 guest passes
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Family - Membership Level

Family  $90

($15 is tax deductible)

  • All membership benefits, plus:
  • General museum admission for 2 designated adults with up to 4 children
  • 2 guest passes
  • Birthday party discount
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Family Plus - Membership Level

Family Plus $150

($75 is tax deductible)

  • All membership benefits, plus:
  • Free Museum admission for 2 designated adults with up to 6 children
  • 4 guest passes
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Dual Plus - Membership Level

Dual Plus $150

($75 is tax deductible)

  • All membership benefits, plus:
  • Free Museum admission for 2 designated adults (18+)
  • 4 guest passes
  • Complimentary tickets for two select programs throughout the year
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Director’s Circle 

Sustaining - Membership Level

Sustaining $250

($175 is tax deductible)

  • All membership benefits, plus:
  • Free Museum admission for 4 designated adults with up to 6 children
  • 6 guest passes
  • Invitations to Curator-led tours
  • Listing in the Annual Report
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Patron - Membership Level

Patron $500

($425 is tax deductible)

  • All Sustaining benefits, plus:
  • Family level gift membership
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Benefactor - Membership Level

Benefactor $850

($775 is tax deductible)

  • All Patron benefits, plus
  • Free Museum admission for 4 designated adults with up to 8 children
  • 8 guest passes
  • Complimentary ticket to 1 Museum-sponsored tour of choice *based on availability
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Champion - Membership Level

Champion $1000

($925 is tax deductible)

  • All Benefactor benefits, plus
  • Private collection tour with Museum Director
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Want to learn more about Transit Museum membership? Email us.

Frequently asked membership questions.

*Please note all memberships are non-transferable and non-refundable.

** Discount is valid on purchases over $10, excluding limited edition merchandise.

Reciprocal Benefits

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

The Transit Museum also participates in two programs, ASTC Passport Program and Time Travelers, that offer free or reduced-price general admission for Transit Museum 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, opening hours and Covid-related closure information before your visit.