Join a community of people helping to preserve and share the story of the Shakers.

All of our members enjoy

    1. Discounted or free admission to special exhibits and programs
    2. Access to the Friends Lending Library
    3. Free admission to premier museums in New York State through the Empire State Museums Reciprocal Program
    4. 10% discount at the Museum Store

At higher levels, benefits include free guided tours at the North Family, guided tour guest passes, complementary gifts, and free admission to over 1,000 museums nationwide through the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) and Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM) programs.


Choose any level of membership below for more information and to join online.

  • Student | $10
  • Individual | $50
  • Library-Cultural | $50
  • Household | $75
  • Friend | $125
  • Associate | $250
  • Meetinghouse Circle | $500
  • Give the Simple Gift of Membership

  • Reciprocal Benefits

    View lists of museums that offer level-specific reciprocal admission benefits to our members.

    Mail-in Registration

    You can also join by filling out the form available for download below and mailing it to us.

    Download mail-in registration form

    Are you a Library or Cultural Organization?

    Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon offers a special membership for you. For the Individual membership rate of $50, you receive four passes providing Individual benefits as listed above (not including ESMRP benefits), plus free admission for one to a guided tour at the North Family.

    More information here