The NARM program allows you to access reciprocal benefits at almost 1100 member institutions around the United States and Canada. It is THE most extensive list of reciprocating museums and organizations available, allowing your family to enjoy countless opportunities to learn about art, culture, history, anthropology, and SO much more!
At the time I am writing this, I am not 100% positive how often the benefits include FREE admission versus discounted admission, but as I familiarize myself with the answer to that, I will update what I learn.
In the meantime, be sure to do your own research directly with the institutions that interest you to understand the benefits you will receive upon showing your NARM membership card, as well as how many people in your family may receive those benefits. If you have any comments, please feel free to let us know!
We always strive to provide as much accurate information to you, our reader, as possible!
The North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association® is one of the largest reciprocal membership programs in the world with members in the United States, Bermuda, Canada, El Salvador and Mexico!
NARM has over 1,000 arts, cultural, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers and more that offer their individual NARM qualified members reciprocal benefits.
Members from one of the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association® member institutions listed below, who present a current membership card validated with accepted NARM identification, are entitled to the following privileges at participating institutions:
• Free/member admission during regular museum hours
• Member discounts at museum shops
• Member discounts on concert/lecture tickets.
Guests are not included unless they present a current membership card validated with accepted NARM identification. NOTE: Some museums restrict benefits. Please see the end notes at the bottom for more information. ‘Family’ benefits are defined by each participating institution. It is always advisable to contact the institution prior to your visit to avoid any confusion. For questions about the North American Reciprocal Program please contact your institution’s membership department.
- List subject to change without notice.
- Museums may temporarily suspend reciprocal program during special exhibitions.
- Call before you go. Some museums do not honor NARM benefits from other local museums. There ARE geographic restrictions between certain locations within a reasonable distance from each other. There ARE other exclusions. Also, verify your party size covered by your membership, versus the number of people who may be covered by the free admission when you are visiting.
Step 1: Check out our list below for informational purposes! Click on the Attraction Name for more details about the Museum, or click on the City / State to find other AWESOME family-friendly activities in that area!
Step 2: Make sure you get the official scoop by reading through the Official NARM Reciprocal Membership Program details here!
Step 3: Support YOUR local, participating NARM-affiliated Museum by purchasing a Membership Package!
Step 4: Get your Offical NARM-affiliated Reciprocal Membership Card and prepare to bring it, along with your photo ID, when you travel!
Step 5: Don’t forget to call ahead to ensure the Museum you’d like to visit is still currently and actively offering free admission to members of this program. Rules and participation can and will change throughout the year!
Step 6: ENJOY!
SPGFAN FINE PRINT:
We do everything we can to ensure all information provided is current and up-to-date, but details, rules, policies, conditions, schedules, prices, and participation can and do change regularly, and you should ALWAYS contact or consult with each individual attraction to ensure the latest accuracy of details pertinent to your family’s travel needs.
We always do our best, but we cannot be responsible for changes or updates issued by the locations themselves.
Thanks for understanding!
And have fun!