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:

  • Unlimited admission
  • Use of our Research Library (by appointment)
  • 10% discount in Museum Store
  • Discounts on lectures, workshops and events, including the Holiday House Tour
  • 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 18)

Mariner: $100

  • basic benefits for two adults and their children (under 18)
  • 2 CHMM event passes*

Captain: $500

  • basic benefits for two adults and their children (under 18)
  • 4 CHMM event passes*
  • 10% discount on one museum facility rental**

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

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