ROAM – Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums

Frist Museum of Art – Nashville, TN

Another well-rounded collection of museums that offer each other’s members the benefits of reciprocal admission, is that of ROAM – The Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums.

Many of these museums fall into the Art, History, and Culture categories, and there is a bit of overlap with the NARM Reciprocal Program; but I do see some locations on here that are unique to this ROAM Program.

Typically, your membership card from a participating location will enable you to receive FREE, but sometimes discounted, admission to any of the other participating locations.

But, as with most programs, ROAM museums may maintain the following limitations:

* ROAM privileges may be restricted for concerts/lectures/special exhibitions and ticketed events.

+ ROAM privileges do not extend to other institutions members within a 25 mile (40 km) radius.

‡ ROAM privileges do not apply to the [Specific gallery/exhibition/attraction].

** There may be limitations to the size of your party that receive reciprocal benefits.

So, as always, use our list as a planning tool, but ALWAYS make contact directly with any locations you plan on visiting to ensure their current program participation, and any other restrictions that may apply.

Step 1: Check out our list below for informational purposes! Click on the Attraction Name to go straight to the museum’s website, 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 ROAM Reciprocal Program details here!

Step 3: Support YOUR local, participating ROAM-affiliated Museums by purchasing a Membership Package!

Step 4: Get your Official ROAM-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 their FREE or discounted admission to members of this program. Rules and participation can and will change throughout the year!

Step 6: ENJOY!

Frequently Asked Questions

Before you travel…

  • Make sure the museum you are visiting is not excluded. Local exclusions may apply.
  • Review that museum’s family admittance policy. There may be limits to the number of people in your household eligible for benefits.
  • Download the list of participating venues below and call before you visit to confirm your available benefits.
  • Pack your ID (or other proof of residence). Admission staff reserves the right to request proof of residence for benefits to apply.
  • Pack your membership card. Participating venues are not required to grant benefits to visitors who forget their cards. There is no universal database with all visitors’ member data and expiration dates for admission staff to reference.

2020 ROAM Participating Museums

Auburn, ALJule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art
Birmingham, ALAbroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts
Anchorage, AKAnchorage Museum
Phoenix, AZPhoenix Art Museum
Scottsdale, AZScottsdale’s Museum of the West
Bakersfield, CAKern County Museum
Berkeley, CAUC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
Berkeley, CAUC Botanical Garden at Berkeley
Campbell, CACampbell Museums
Chico, CAThe Janet Turner Print Museum
Chico, CAValene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology
Coronado, CACoronado Museum of History & Art
Cupertino, CACupertino Historical Museum
Davis, CAJan Shrem & Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art
Davis, CAUC Davis Arboretum and Public Garden
El Segundo, CAAutomobile Driving Museum
Escondido, CASan Diego Archaeological Center
Eureka, CAClarke Historical Museum
Goleta, CARancho La Patera & Stow House
La Jolla, CAMuseum of Contemporary Art San Diego
Long Beach, CACarolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum California State University Long Beach
Long Beach, CAMuseum of Latin American Art
Los Angeles, CAChinese American Museum
Los Angeles, CACraft and Folk Art Museum
Los Angeles, CAFowler Museum at UCLA
Los Angeles, CAGRAMMY Museum
Los Angeles, CAJapanese American National Museum
Monterey, CAMonterey Museum of Art
Moraga, CASaint Mary’s College Museum of Art
Napa, CAdiRosa Center for Contemporary Art
Nipomo, CARancho Nipomo Dana Adobe
Oceanside, CAOceanside Museum of Art
Oxnard, CACarnegie Art Museum
Palm Springs, CAPalm Springs Art Museum
Palo Alto, CAPalo Alto History Museum
Pasadena, CAPacific Asia Museum
Pomona, CAAmerican Museum of Ceramic Art
Rancho Palos Verdes, CAPalos Verdes Art Center
Richmond, CARichmond Art Center
Sacramento, CACalifornia Automobile Museum
Sacramento, CACrocker Art Museum
Sacramento, CAVerge Center for the Arts
San Clemente, CASurfing Heritage
San Diego, CAJunipero Serra Museum
San Diego, CAMingei International Museum
San Diego, CASan Diego Automotive Museum
San Diego, CASan Diego History Center
San Diego, CASan Diego Museum of Art
San Diego, CATimken Museum of Art
San Francisco, CAAsian Art Museum
San Francisco, CACartoon Art Museum
San Francisco, CAChinese Culture Center of San Francisco
San Francisco, CAChinese Historical Society of America
San Francisco, CAHaas-Lilienthal House
San Francisco, CAMuseum of Craft and Design
San Francisco, CAThe Contemporary Jewish Museum
San Francisco, CAWalt Disney Family Museum
San Francisco, CAYerba Buena Center for the Arts
San Jose, CAChinese American Historical Museum
San Jose, CASan Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
San Jose, CASan Jose Museum of Art
Santa Barbara, CAArt, Design & Architecture Museum, UC Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CAMuseum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CASanta Barbara Historical Museum
Santa Barbara, CASanta Barbara Museum of Art
Santa Barbara, CAWestmont Ridley Tree Museum of Art
Santa Cruz, CAUC Santa Cruz Arboretum
Santa Rosa, CACharles Schulz Museum
Sonoma, CASonoma Valley Museum of Art
Stanford, CACantor Arts Center
Walnut Creek, CARuth Bancroft Garden
Yuba City, CASutter County Museum
Denver, COCenter for Visual Art, MSU Denver
Denver, COClyfford Still Museum
Denver, COMuseo de las Americas
Golden, COGolden History Museums
Hartford, CTWadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
New Britain, CTNew Britain Youth Museum
New Haven, CTYale Center for British Art
New Haven, CTYale University Art Gallery
Storrs, CTThe William Benton Museum of Art / University of Connecticut
Wilmington, DEDelaware Art Museum
Wilmington, DEDelaware Museum of Natural History
Wilmington, DEThe Delaware Contemporary
Winterthur, DEWinterthur Museum, Garden & Library
Coral Springs, FLCoral Springs Museum of Art
Delray Beach, FLCornell Fine Arts Museum
Gainesville, FLSamuel P. Harn Museum of Art
Lakeland, FLPolk Museum of Art
Melbourne, FL Foosaner Art Museum
Miami, FLHistoryMiami
Miami, FLPerez Art Museum Miami
Miami Beach, FLThe Bass Museum of Art
Mount Dora, FLMount Dora Center for the Arts
Naples, FLNaples Art Association
Orlando, FLOrlando Museum of Art
Osprey, FLHistoric Spanish Point
Quincy, FLGadsden Arts Center
Sarasota, FLThe John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
Tarpon Springs, FLLeepa Rattner Museum of Art
Vero Beach, FLVero Beach Museum of Art
West Palm Beach, FLNorton Museum of Art
Winter Park, FLCornell Fine Arts Museum
Albany, GAAlbany Museum of Art
Athens, GAGeorgia Museum of Art
Atlanta, GAAtlanta Contemporary
Atlanta, GAAtlanta History Center
Atlanta, GAHigh Museum of Art
Atlanta, GAMichael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University
Atlanta, GANational Center for Civil and Human Rights
Atlanta, GAWilliam Breman Jewish Heritage Museum
Augusta, GAMorris Museum of Art
Buford, GAEnvironmental & Heritage Center
Columbus, GAColumbus Museum
Marietta, GAMarietta Museum of History
Davenport, IAFigge Art Museum
Des Moines, IADes Moines Art Center
Iowa City, IAUniversity of Iowa Stanley Museum of Art
Sioux City, IASioux City Art Center
Chicago, ILAmerican Writers Museum
Chicago, ILDuSable Museum of African American History
Chicago, ILIntuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art
Chicago, ILLoyola University Museum of Art
Chicago, ILOriental Institute at the University of Chicago
Chicago, ILThe Richard H. Driehaus Museum
Freeport, ILFreeport Art Museum
Oak Park, ILUnity Temple Restoration Foundation
Springfield, ILSpringfield Art Association of Edwards Place
Sycamore, ILMidwest Museum of Natural History
Urbana, ILSpurlock Museum
Indianapolis, INIndianapolis Art Center
Indianapolis, INNewfields (Indianapolis Museum of Art)
Lafayette, INArt Museum of Greater Lafayette
Notre Dame, INSnite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame
South Bend, INSouth Bend Museum of Art
Terre Haute, INSheldon Swope Art Museum
Valparaiso, INGabis Arboretum at Purdue Northwest
Independence, KSIndependence Historical Museum & Art Center
Lawrence, KSLawrence Arts Center
Lawrence, KSSpencer Museum of Art
Wichita, KSWichita Art Museum
Bowling Green, KYNational Corvette Museum
Louisville, KYKMAC Museum
Louisville, KYThe Speed Art Museum
Paris, KYHopewell Museum / Historic Paris Bourbon County
New Orleans, LANew Orleans Museum of Art
New Orleans, LANewcomb Art Museum of Tulane University
Bangor, MEUniversity of Maine Museum of Art
Portland, MEMaine Historical Society
Baltimore, MDBaltimore Museum of Art
Baltimore, MDBaltimore Museum of Industry
Adams, MASusan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum
Amherst, MAMead Art Museum
Boston, MABoston Athenaeum
Boston, MAEdward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate
Boston, MAMcMullen Museum of Art, Boston College
Brookline, MALarz Anderson Auto Museum
Cambridge, MAHarvard Art Museums
Edgartown, MAMartha’s Vineyard Museum
Falmouth, MAFalmouth Museums on the Green
Falmouth, MAHighfield Hall & Gardens
Framingham, MADanforth Art Museum at Framingham State University
Lincoln, MAdeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum
Sandwich, MASandwich Glass Museum
Stockbridge, MABerkshire Botanical Garden
Wellesley, MADavis Museum at Wellesley College
Williamstown, MASterling and Francine Clark Art Institute
Williamstown, MAWilliams College Museum of Art
Worcester, MAWorcester Art Museum
Ann Arbor, MIAfrican American Cultural & Historical Museum
Ann Arbor, MIKelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MIUniversity of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum
Ann Arbor, MIUniversity of Michigan Museum of Art
Ann Arbor, MIUniversity of Michigan Museum of Natural History
Battle Creek, MIArt Center of Battle Creek
Bloomfield Hills, MICranbrook Art Museum
Dearborn, MIThe Henry Ford Estate
Detroit, MIDetroit Institute of Arts
Detroit, MIMuseum of Contemporary Art Detroit
East Lansing, MIEli and Edythe Broad Museum at Michigan State University
Grand Haven, MITri-Cities Historical Museum
Grand Rapids, MIGrand Rapids Art Museum
Grand Rapids, MIUrban Institute for Contemporary Arts
Grosse Pointe Shores, MIEdsel & Eleanor Ford House
Kalamazoo, MIKalamazoo Institute of Arts
Marquette, MIDeVos Art Museum at Northern Michigan University
Muskegon, MILakeshore Museum Center
Muskegon, MIMuskegon Museum of Art
Niles, MIFernwood Botanical Garden
Saginaw, MISaginaw Art Museum
St. Joseph, MIThe Heritage Museum and Cultural Center
Traverse City, MIThe Dennos Museum Center
Minneapolis, MNAmerican Swedish Institute
Minneapolis, MNWalker Art Center
Minneapolis, MNWeisman Art Museum
Morris, MNStevens County Historical Society and Museum
Rochester, MNRochester Art Center
St. Paul, MNGoldstein Museum of Design
St. Paul, MN The Minnesota Museum of American Art
Kansas City, MONelson-Atkins Museum of Art
St. Louis, MOField House Museum
St. Louis, MOLaumeier Sculpture Park
St. Louis, MOMildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
St. Louis, MOSaint Louis Art Museum
St. Louis, MOCarondelet History Museum / Susan Blow’s Kindergarten
Missoula, MTMissoula Art Museum
Lincoln, NESheldon Museum of Art
Omaha, NEJoslyn Art Museum
Camden, NJCamden County Historical Society
Madison, NJMuseum of Early Trades & Crafts
Montclair, NJMontclair Art Museum
New Brunswick, NJZimmerli Art Museum
Newark, NJNewark Museum
Princeton, NJPrinceton University Art Museum
Trenton, NJNew Jersey State Museum
Santa Fe, NMGeorgia O’Keefe Museum
Santa Fe, NMSITE Santa Fe
Las Vegas, NVBurlesque Hall of Fame
Buffalo, NYAlbright-Knox Art Gallery
Buffalo, NYBurchfield Penney Art Center
Buffalo, NYHallwalls Contemporary Arts Center
Corning, NYCorning Museum of Glass
Corning, NYRockwell Museum of Western Art
Derby, NYGraycliff
Hempstead, NYHofstra University Museum
Ithaca, NYCornell Plantations
Ithaca, NYHerbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University
New Lebanon, NYShaker Museum – Mount Lebanon
New York, NYAmerican Folk Art Museum
New York, NYHelen Frankenthaler Foundation
New York, NYPoster House
New York, NYSugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling
New York, NYThe One Club
Riverhead, NYEast End Arts
Saratoga Springs, NYNational Museum of Dance and Hall of Fame
Saratoga Springs, NYSaratoga Automobile Museum
Syracuse, NYEverson Museum of Art
Wilton, NYUlysses S. Grant Cottage State Historic Site
Asheville, NCBlack Mountain College Museum + Arts Center
Chapel Hill, NCAckland Art Museum
Charlotte, NCBechtler Museum of Modern Art
Charlotte, NCLevine Museum of the New South
Durham, NCNasher Museum of Art at Duke University
Hickory, NCHickory Museum of Art
Raleigh, NCJoel Lane Museum House
Raleigh, NCNorth Carolina Museum of Art
Akron, OHAkron Art Museum
Beachwood, OHMaltz Museum of Jewish Heritage
Canton, OHCanton Museum of Art
Cincinnati, OHTaft Museum of Art
Cleveland, OHCleveland Museum of Art
Columbus, OHColumbus Historical Society
Oberlin, OHAllen Memorial Art Museum
Worthington, OHPeggy R. McConnell Arts Center
Duncan, OKChisholm Trail Heritage Center
Idabel, OKThe Museum of the Red River
Norman, OKFred Jones, Jr. Museum of Art
Oklahoma City, OKOklahoma City Museum of Art
Shawnee, OKMabee-Gerrer Museum of Art
Tulsa, OK108 Contemporary
Wilsonville, ORWorld of Speed Motorsports Museum
Allentown, PAAllentown Art Museum
Allentown, PAAmerica on Wheels Museum
Doylestown, PAJames A. Michener Art Museum
Edinboro, PAGoodell Gardens & Homestead
Elkins Park, PABeth Sholom Synagogue
Harrisburg, PAThe National Civil War Museum
Johnstown, PAHeritage Discovery Center / Johnstown Children’s Museum
Johnstown, PAJohnstown Flood Museum
Media, PATyler Arboretum
Philadelphia, PALaurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia, PAMutter Museum of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PAPenn Museum
Philadelphia, PAPennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia Art Alliance
Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia’s Magic Gardens
Philadelphia, PATaller Puertorriqueno
Philadelphia, PAWoodmere Art Museum
Pittsburgh, PACarnegie Museum of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PAFrick Art & Historical Center
Scranton, PAEverhart Museum of Natural History, Science & Art
Washington Crossing, PAWashington Crossing Historic Park
Newport, RINewport Art Museum
Providence, RIRhode Island Historical Society
Charleston, SCGibbes Museum of Art
Charleston, SCHalsey Institute of Contemporary Art
Columbia, SCSouth Carolina State Museum
Greenville, SCBob Jones University Museum & Gallery
Clarksville, TNCustoms House Museum and Cultural Center
Nashville, TNFrist Art Museum
Nashville, TNTennessee State Museum
Amarillo, TXAmarillo Museum of Art
Austin, TXBlanton Museum of Art
Austin, TXWomen & Their Work
Beaumont, TXArt Museum of Southeast Texas
Dallas, TXDallas Museum of Art
Fort Worth, TXAmon Carter Museum of American Art
Fort Worth, TXModern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Houston, TXContemporary Arts Museum Houston
Houston, TXHolocaust Museum Houston
Houston, TXHouston Center for Contemporary Craft
Houston, TXThe Menil Collection
Longview, TXLongview Museum of Fine Arts
Midland, TXMuseum of the Southwest
San Antonio, TXBlue Star Contemporary
San Antonio, TXBriscoe Western Art Museum
San Antonio, TXMcNay Art Museum
San Antonio, TXSan Antonio Museum of Art
Salt Lake City, UTUtah Museum of Contemporary Art
Barre, VTVermont Granite Museum
Middlebury, VTHenry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History
Middlebury, VTMiddlebury College Museum of Art
Abingdon, VAWilliam King Museum of Art
Irvington, VASteamboat Era Museum
Middleburg, VANational Sporting Library and Museum
Newport News, VAPeninsula Fine Arts Center
Norfolk, VAChrysler Museum of Art
Norfolk, VANauticus
Richmond, VAAmerican Civil War Museum
Richmond, VAInstitute for Contemporary Art at Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VAVirginia Museum of Fine Arts
Virginia Beach, VAVirginia Museum of Contemporary Art
Bainbridge Island, WABainbridge Island Museum of Art
Bellevue, WABellevue Arts Museum
Edmonds, WACascadia Art Museum
Friday Harbor, WASan Juan Islands Museum of Art
Seattle, WAArboretum Foundation
Seattle, WABurke Museum of Natural History & Culture
Seattle, WAFrye Art Museum
Seattle, WAHenry Art Gallery
Seattle, WANorthwest African American Museum
Tacoma, WALeMay – America’s Car Museum
Tacoma, WAMuseum of Glass
Tacoma, WATacoma Art Museum
Walla Walla, WAKirkman House Museum
Appleton, WIHistory Museum at the Castle
Appleton, WIThe Trout Museum of Art
Madison, WIMadison Museum of Contemporary Art
Manitowoc, WIRahr-West Art Museum
Manitowoc, WIWisconsin Maritime Museum
Milwaukee, WIJewish Museum Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WIMilwaukee Art Museum
Milwaukee, WIMilwaukee Public Museum
Neenah, WIBergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass
Racine, WIRacine Art Museum
Sheboygan, WIJohn Michael Kohler Arts Center
Big Horn, WYThe Brinton Museum
Cody, WYBuffalo Bill Center of the West
Laramie, WYUniversity of Wyoming Art Museum
Pinedale, WYMuseum of the Mountain Man
Powell, WYHeart Mountain Interpretive Center
Edmonton, ABArt Gallery of Alberta
Edmonton, ABHangar Flight Museum
Winnipeg, MBCanadian Museum for Human Rights
Winnipeg, MBPlug In Institute of Contemporary Art
Fredericton, NBBeaverbrook Art Gallery
Saint John, NBNew Brunswick Museum
Halifax, NSArt Gallery of Nova Scotia
Delhi, ONDelhi Tobacco Museum & Heritage Centre
Grimsby, ONGrimsby Public Art Gallery
Grimsby, ONThe Grimsby Museum
Guelph, ONArt Gallery of Guelph
Hamilton, ONArt Gallery of Hamilton
Mississauga, ONArt Gallery of Mississauga
Ottawa, ONNational Gallery of Canada
Owen Sound, ONTom Thomson Art Gallery
Port Dover, ONPort Dover Harbour Museum
Simcoe, ONNorfolk County Archives & Eva Brook Donly Museum
Toronto, ONAga Khan Museum
Toronto, ONGardiner Museum
Toronto, ONMuseum of Inuit Art
Toronto, ONPower Plant Contemporary Art Gallery
Toronto, ONRoyal Ontario Museum
Toronto, ONTextile Museum of Canada
Waterford, ONWaterford Heritage & Agricultural Museum
Whitby, ONStation Gallery
Charlottetown, PEConfederation Centre of the Arts
Montreal, QCMcCord Museum
Montreal, QCMontreal Museum of Fine Arts
Quebec City, QCMusee de la civilisation
Saint-Jerome, QCMusee d’art contemporain des Laurentides
Saskatoon, SKRemai Modern
Bogota, ColombiaMAMBO
Bogota, ColombiaMuseo Nacional de Colombia
Panama, PanamaMAC Panama

Georgia Museum of Art – Athens, GA

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