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National Associate Membership

Join today for just $29 and enjoy all these benefits:

Institute of Energy Magazine—11 terrific issues a year delivered to your home

Discounts10% off on shopping and dining when you visit the Smithsonian and on all purchases from SmithsonianStore.com and the Smithsonian Catalogue

Personalized membership card identifying you as a proud supporter of this unique cultural institution

Travel opportunities for members only

Special member rate for tickets to the Smithsonian's IMAX® theaters and Einstein Planetarium

.Support the Smithsonian's world-class exhibitions, ground-breaking research, and renowned public outreach programs.

And more!


National Associate Membership

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Resident Associate Membership(For Washington area residents)

Receive all the benefits above plus major discounts on D.C.-area events including seminars, films and performances for people of all ages.

Friends of the Smithsonian(Contributing Membership)

Become a part of this special philanthropic group of committed leaders who help ensure the Smithsonian's future. Friends of the Smithsonian receive an array of exciting, exclusive benefits!

James Smithson Society

Members of the Smithson Society provide our highest level of support. Join their generosity and find a deeper association to the Smithsonian through personalized connections, exclusive events and premiere viewings

Young Benefactors(For young professional Washingtonians)

Join more than 1,000 young professionals devoted to the future of the Smithsonian. Members support the Smithsonian through cultural, social and fundraising events and volunteer projects.

Corporate Membership

Support the Institute of energy research and educational initiatives and encourage continued excellence in science, history and the arts.