Membership

Become a member of the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium and receive FREE ADMISSION every day for a full year! Your tax deductible membership to the Museum & Aquarium is more than just free admission – there are several additional benefits. Your contribution supports daily operations of our animals, exhibits and education of history, conservation and environment of the entire length of the Mississippi River. You help our ongoing mission to build a world-class museum that interprets the Mississippi River while contributing to the growth of Dubuque and surrounding communities.

 

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Member Benefits

In addition to specific offerings unique to various member levels (see below), all members receive the following benefits:

  • Unlimited, FREE admission to all Museum & Aquarium and Historic Sites for one year.
  • Discounted 4D Movies($2 off/person each movie)
  • Invitations to Members Only previews and events
  • National Rivers Hall of Fame voting privileges
  • Discounted admission to special exhibitions, and education programs including birthday parties and camps. Some restrictions apply.
  • 10% Discount in Museum Stores and Cafes
  • Reciprocal privileges at participating AZA Zoos and Aquariums* (click here for a full list of Zoos and aquariums that participate) nationwide.
  • Discounts on admission for guests ($2 off per adult; $1 off per child)
For One Adult

Includes all benefits listed above.
The full amount of an Individual Membership is tax deductible.

For Two Adults

Includes all benefits listed above.

The full amount of a Dual Membership is tax deductible.

Add one caregiver to any membership level!

The full amount of a Caregiver add-on is tax deductible.

For Two Named Adults and all children ages 3-21

Includes all benefits listed above as well as:

  • Two Complimentary Guest Passes

The full amount of a Family Membership is tax deductible.

For Two Named Adults and all grandchildren ages 3-21

Includes all benefits listed above as well as:

  • Two Complimentary Guest Passes

The full amount of a Grandparent Membership is tax deductible.

For Two Named Adults and all children ages 3-21

Includes all benefits listed above as well as:

  • Four Complimentary Guest Passes
  • Membership to Smithsonian Institution** (includes Smithsonian Magazine Subscription)

$188 of a River Advocate Membership is tax deductible.

For Two Named Adults and all children ages 3-21

Includes all benefits listed above as well as:

  • Six Complimentary Guest Passes
  • Membership to Smithsonian Institution** (includes Smithsonian Magazine Subscription)

$238 of a River Ambassador Membership is tax deductible.

For Two Named Adults and all children ages 3-21

Includes all benefits listed above as well as:

  • Eight Complimentary Guest Passes
  • Membership to Smithsonian Institution** (includes Smithsonian Magazine Subscription)
  • 18% Facility Rental Discount

$488 of a River Patron Membership is tax deductible.

For Two Named Adults and all children ages 3-21

Includes all benefits listed above as well as:

  • Ten Complimentary Guest Passes
  • Membership to Smithsonian Institution** (includes Smithsonian Magazine Subscription)
  • 25% Facility Rental Discount
  • Two Behind-the-Scenes Tour vouchers (upon availability)
  • Two invitations to Special Museum Trips and Events

$988 of a River Champion Membership is tax deductible.

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