Member Services

Thank you for being a Smithsonian member! Your valuable support of the Smithsonian helps provide for world-class exhibitions, ground-breaking research, and acclaimed public outreach programs.

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Smithsonian Magazine

Smithsonian magazine brings you a celebration of history, science, nature, and world culture. Every issue blends rich articles and amazing photography with the expertise of the Smithsonian.

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The Great Courses Discounts

Enjoy your exclusive member discount as you learn from the world's greatest professors from the best universities at The Great Courses. Available topics include history, science, better living, travel and more.

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10% Café Discounts

American History: The Stars and Stripes Café & Constitution Café
Natural History: Fossil Café & Atrium Café
American Art: Courtyard Café
American Indian: Mitsitam Café
African American History and Culture: Sweet Home Café
Smithsonian Castle: Castle Café

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Theater Discounts

Buy Smithsonian IMAX® and Planetarium tickets at a reduced members' rate. (Limit of 4 tickets per show at member rate.)

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Free Admission

Visit the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City at no charge for members.

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Art Collectors Program

Purchase limited-edition art at a discounted members' price through the Smithsonian Associates Art Collectors Program

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Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Purchase Smithsonian Folkways Recordings at a 10% discount