Help support the Custom House Maritime Museum by becoming a member

Your contribution keeps our region’s maritime heritage alive. The CHMM is a living landmark on Newburyport’s thriving downtown waterfront. The Custom House is over 180 years old, and we are dedicated to linking history with today’s world. Check out our ever-changing calendar of events. We’re looking for members to help us preserve the past and enrich the future.

Basic Membership Includes:

  • Free admission to the museum
  • 10% discount in Museum Store
  • Invitations to member-only events such as 1st Friday Socials and Exhibit Previews

Membership Levels

Cadet: $20

  • Basic benefits for one high school or college (undergraduate) student

Individual: $40

  • Basic benefits for one adult

Family: $75

  • Basic benefits for two adults and their children (under 13)

Mariner: $100

  • Basic benefits for two adults and their children (under 13)
  • 1 CHMM event pass*

Captain: $500

  • basic benefits for two adults and their children (under 13)
  • 2 CHMM event passes*
  • 10% discount on one museum facility rental**

* Event passes exclude private functions
** Facility rental does not include weddings

Our “Rolling Membership” starts the month you sign up and is due annually that month.  Reminder letters will be sent for your convenience.

Join Online

Register online today!

Join by Mail or Phone

If you prefer not to join online, you may either call us at 978.462.8681 or fill out a membership form (download here) and mail it to:

The Custom House Maritime Museum
Membership Director
25 Water Street
Newburyport, MA 01950