Interested in visiting the Museum for free?
Want to save on programs and Museum Shop purchases?
Like to be invited to special events?
Become a Museum Member!
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Download a membership form
Call the Membership Department at 860-434-5542 ext. 122 for Kristin or ext. 112 for Nathaniel.
Give the Gift of Membership
Wrap up the Museum and tie it with a bow....
Show friends and family your appreciation with a unique gift that can be enjoyed year round. A gift membership is perfect for someone who is an art, history, or nature enthusiast. Birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, and other special occasions present the unique opportunity to share the Museum with someone special.
Download a gift membership form
or call the Membership Department at 860-434-5542 ext. 122 for Kristin or ext. 112 for Nathaniel.
- Free general admission
- 10% discount off Museum Shop purchases
- Discounts on programs, classes, events, and travel
- Festive members-only exhibition previews
- Subscription to member newsletter
- Monthly e-newsletter with advance notice of events
- Welcome reception for new members
- Guest passes for Supportng and higher categories
- Invitation to a Major Donor reception for Patron and higher categories
- And much more!
The Florence Griswold Museum offers many different Membership levels, find the one that is right for you:
Individual Memberships $50 - all of the above benefits for 1 person
Family/Dual Memberships $75 - all of the above benefits for 2 adults and children under 18
Supporting $125 - all of the above benefits, plus 2 complimentary guest passes
Sustaining $250 - all of the above benefits, plus 4 complimentary guest passes
Patron $500 - all of the above benefits, plus 6 complimentary guest passes and an invitation to the Major Donors Reception
Leader $1,000 - all of the above benefits, plus 8 complimentary guest passes and an invitation to the Major Donors Reception
Director's Circle $2,500 & President's Circle $5,000 - Donations at these levels will support the Museum's Annual Fund and also include personal handling of special requests, opportunities to reserve free guest passes and private tours for friends and family.
Please note all memberships run on the calendar year.
Lost Card? Change of Address? Concerns?
Please feel free to contact the Membership Department regarding your membership status, replacement of a membership card, change of address or any other concerns.
Contact Nathaniel, Membership Coordinator at 860-434-5542 ext. 112 (available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.) or e-mail Nathaniel@flogris.org
Special Events for our Members
Florence Griswold Museum members enjoy events and programming that are free or discounted.
Click here to view our upcoming events. (link to calendar of things to do page)
1. When should I expect to receive my membership card?
Your membership card will arrive approximately one week from the day your membership is processed. If you would like to visit the Museum, but have not received your card yet, simply present your photo ID at the front desk and let them know that you recently became a member.
2. Do members need tickets for exhibitions?
Your membership entitles you to free admission, however you are required to check in at the front desk.
3. Do members receive guest passes and if so what can they be used for?
Supporting and higher level memberships do receive guest passes and can be shared with friends and family for a one time use to gain free admission to the Museum.
4. Do members receive discounts on events?
Yes, members do receive a discount on programs, special events and trips here at the Museum. When making the reservation please inform staff that you are a member.
5. What portion of my membership is tax deductible?
2014 Tax Deductible Amounts:
*For levels Supporting and higher, guest passes are excluded from the tax-deductible amount at $10 each
*For levels Patron and higher, guest passes are excluded from the tax-deductible amount at $10 each, as well as the cost of two invitations to the Major Donor Reception