SERM Southeastern Reciprocal Membership Program – Southeastern Museums Conference

The Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC) is an association of museums, primarily in the Southeastern United States, including: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, and US Virgin Islands.

Among their reciprocal members, you will find institutions geared towards history, art, culture, anthropology, geology, gardens, and more!

There are quite a few museum locations on this list that I haven’t yet seen on other lists. So, if anything interests you, be sure to check out this membership package as a GREAT tool to enhance YOUR family’s travels!

  • FREE admission during regular museum hours
  • The same discount in the gift shop and café as those offered members of that museum
  • The same discount on purchases made on the premises for concert and lecture tickets, as those offered members of that museum

There are some exclusions to these benefits on the member list below. Such as some cafes or gift shops that do not offer discounts. Please look through the official links we have provided, and/or call ahead to verify the level of benefits you will receive.

Reciprocal privileges do not include receiving mailings from any of the participating museums except for the museum with which the member is affiliated.


  • List Subject to change without notice.
  • Museums may temporarily suspend reciprocal program during special exhibitions.
  • Call before you go. Some museums do not honor SERM 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.

List of Current Reciprocal Museums

PDF of SERM Participants–Revised Jan 2020

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 SERM / SEMC Reciprocal Membership Program details here!

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

Step 4: Get your Offical SERM-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!


Anniston, ALAnniston Museum of Natural History
Auburn, ALJule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art
Birmingham, ALBirmingham Museum of Art
Decatur, ALCarnegie Visual Arts Center
Dothan, ALWiregrass Museum of Art
Gadsden, ALGadsden Museum of Art
Huntsville, ALBurritt on the Mountain
Huntsville, ALHuntsville Museum of Art
Mobile, ALHistory Museum of Mobile
Mobile, ALMobile Museum of Art
Troy, ALPioneer Museum of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, ALChildren’s Hands-On Museum
Tuscaloosa, ALPaul W. Bryant Museum
Tuscumbia, ALTennessee Valley Museum of Art
Bentonville, ARCrystal Bridges Museum of Art
Conway, ARWindgate Museum of Art
Fayetteville, ARClinton House Museum
Jonesboro, ARBradbury Art Museum
Smackover, ARArkansas Museum of Natural Resources
Springdale, ARShiloh Museum of Ozark History
Wynne, ARCross Country Museum & Archives
Coral Gables, FLLowe Art Museum – University of Miami
Daytona Beach, FLMuseum of Arts & Sciences
Deland, FLMuseum of Art Deland Florida
Dunedin, FLDunedin Fine Art Center
Dunedin, FLDunedin History Museum
Fort Lauderdale, FLFort Lauderdale History Center
Fort Myers, FLSidney & Berne Davis Art Center
Fort Pierce, FLA.E. Backus Museum of Art
Indian Rocks Beach, FLIndian Rocks Historical Society
Jacksonville, FLBeaches Museum & History Park
Jacksonville, FLThe Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
Jacksonville, FLMandarin Museum & Historical Society
Jacksonville, FLMOSH – Museum of Science and History
Jupiter, FLJupiter Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Largo, FLPinellas County Historical Society / Heritage Village
Melbourne, FLRuth Funk Center for Textile Arts
Miami, FLDade Heritage Trust
Miami, FLHistoryMiami
Miami, FLInstitute of Contemporary Art Miami
Miami Beach, FLThe Bass Museum of Art
Miami Beach, FLThe Wolfsonian-FIU
Miami Springs, FLCurtiss Mansion
Ocala, FLAppleton Museum of Art
Orlando, FLMennello Museum of American Art
Orlando, FLOrange County Regional History Center
Orlando, FLOrlando Museum of Art
Pensacola, FLPensacola Lighthouse & Museum
Sarasota, FLArt Center Sarasota
Sarasota, FLRingling College of Art & Design / Galleries & Exhibitions
Sarasota, FLThe John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
St. Augustine, FLLightner Museum
St. Petersburg, FLFlorida CraftArt, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FLFlorida Holocaust Museum
St. Petersburg, FLMuseum of Fine Arts
Stuart, FLElliott Museum
Stuart, FLHouse of Refuge Museum
Tampa, FLFlorida Museum of Photographic Arts
Tampa, FLTampa Bay History Center
Tampa, FLTampa Museum of Art
Tarpon Springs, FLLeepa-Rattner Museum of Art
Tequesta, FLLighthouse Art Center Museum & School of Art
Vero Beach, FLVero Beach Museum of Art
Winter Park, FLCasa Feliz Historic Home
Albany, GAAlbany Museum of Art
Athens, GAGeorgia Museum of Art
Atlanta, GAAtlanta Contemporary
Atlanta, GAAtlanta History Center
Atlanta, GAMichael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University
Atlanta, GAMosaic Museum
Atlanta, GAMuseum of Contemporary Art of Georgia
Atlanta, GAMuseum of Design Atlanta
Atlanta, GAOglethorpe University Museum of Art
Atlanta, GAWilliam Breman Jewish Heritage Museum
Augusta, GAAugusta Museum of History
Augusta, GALucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History
Augusta, GAMorris Museum of Art
Cartersville, GABartow History Museum
Eatonton, GAGeorgia Writers Museum
Gainesville, GANortheast Georgia History Center
LaGrange, GABiblical History Center
LaGrange, GALaGrange Art Museum
LaGrange, GAHills & Dales Estate
Macon, GATubman Museum
Marietta, GAMarietta / Cobb Museum of Art
Marietta, GAMarietta Museum of History
Milledgeville, GAThe Old Governor’s Mansion / Georgia College
Rome, GAChieftains Museum
Roswell, GABarrington Hall / City of Roswell, Georgia
Savannah, GAAndrew Low House
Savannah, GATelfair Museums
Thomson, GAWatson-Brown Foundation
Thomasville, GAThomas County Historical Society
Vidalia, GAAltama Museum of Art and History
Berea, KYKentucky Artisan Center
Bowling Green, KYDowning Museum
Corbin, KYKentucky Native American Heritage Museum
Frankfort, KYKentucky Department of Parks, Historic Sites
Louisville, KY21c Museum Hotel Louisville
Louisville, KYKentucky Center for African American Heritage
Louisville, KYKMAC Museum
Louisville, KYSpeed Art Museum
Paducah, KYRiver Discovery Center
Paducah, KYYeiser Art Center
Paris, KYHopewell Museum
Alexandria, LAAlexandria Museum of Art
Baton Rouge, LALouisiana State University Museum of Art
Lafayette, LAPaul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum – University of Louisiana at Lafayette
New Orleans, LABeauregard-Keyes House
New Orleans, LAHermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses
New Orleans, LA Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve
New Orleans, LALongue Vue House and Gardens
New Orleans, LALouisiana State Museum
New Orleans, LANewcomb Art Museum
Port Allen, LA West Baton Rouge Museum
Shreveport, LA Meadows Museum of Art
Biloxi, MSOhr-O’Keefe Museum of Art
Jackson, MSMississippi Museum of Art
Jackson, MSThe Oaks House Museum
Jackson, MSSmith Robertson Museum & Cultural Center
Laurel, MSLauren Rogers Museum of Art
Meridian, MSMississippi Industrial Heritage Museum
Natchez, MSHistoric Natchez Foundation
New Albany, MSUnion County Heritage Museum
Ocean Springs, MSWalter Anderson Museum of Art
Asheville, NCAsheville Art Museum
Charlotte, NCBechtler Museum of Modern Art
Charlotte, NC The Mint Museum Randolph
Charlotte, NC The Mint Museum Uptown
Dallas, NCGaston County Museum
Davidson, NCVan Every / Smith Galleries at Davidson College
Greensboro, NCInternational Civil Rights Center & Museum
Hickory, NCHickory Museum of Art
Hickory, NCCatawba Science Center
High Point, NCHigh Point Museum
Lenoir, NCCaldwell Heritage Museum
Mars Hill, NCRural Heritage Museum
Oxford, NCSallie Mae Ligon Museum & Archives
Pineville, NCPresident James K. Polk State Historic Site
Raleigh, NCGregg Museum of Art & Design
Salisbury, NCWaterworks Visual Art Center
Shelby, NCEarl Scruggs Center
Statesville, NCIredell Museums
Wilmington, NCCameron Art Museum
Wilmington, NCCape Fear Museum
Winston-Salem, NCMuseum of Anthropology Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, NCReynolda House Museum of American Art
Aiken, SCAiken County Historical Museum
Beaufort, SCBeaufort History Museum
Charleston, SCGibbes Museum of Art
Charleston, SCHalsey Institute of Contemporary Art
Charleston, SCInternational African American Museum
Clemson, SCBob Campbell Geology Museum
Clinton, SCClinton Museum
Columbia, SCThe Columbia Museum of Art
Columbia, SCHistoric Columbia Foundation
Columbia, SCMcKissick Museum University of South Carolina
Conway, SCHorry County Museum
Florence, SCFlorence County Museum
Greenville, SCGreenville County Museum of Art
North Myrtle Beach, SCNorth Myrtle Beach Museum
Ridgeland, SCMorris Center for Lowcountry Heritage
Rock Hill, SCCulture & Heritage Museums
St. Matthews, SCCalhoun County Museum
Sumter, SCSumter County Museum
Chattanooga, TNHunter Museum of American Art
Clarksville, TNCustoms House Museum & Cultural Center
Cleveland, TNMuseum Center at 5ive Points
Knoxville, TNKnoxville Museum of Art
Knoxville, TNMcClung Museum of Natural History & Culture
Memphis, TNDixon Gallery and Gardens
Memphis, TNMemphis Brooks Museum of Art
Nashville, TNTennessee State Museum
Piney Flats, TNRocky Mount Historical Association
Alexandria, VAHistoric Alexandria
Brookneal, VAPatrick Henry Memorial Foundation
Charlottesville, VAThe Fralin Museum of Art
Dumfries, VAWeems-Botts Museum
Falmouth, VAUniversity of Mary Washington Museums
Ferrum, VABlue Ridge Institute & Museum
Fredericksburg, VAJames Monroe Museum
Hampton, VAHampton University Museum
Lynchburg, VADaura Gallery
Lynchburg, VALynchburg Museum System
Middleburg, VANational Sporting Library and Museum
Norfolk, VAChrysler Museum of Art
Portsmouth, VAPortsmouth Museums
Richmond, VAUniversity of Richmond Museums
Richmond, VAVirginia Museum of Fine Arts
Roanoke, VAEleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollis University
Roanoke, VATaubman Museum of Art
South Boston, VASouth Boston – Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts & History
Williamsburg, VAMuscarelle Museum of Art
Huntington, WVHuntington Museum of Art
New Albany, INCarnegie Center for Art & History
Terre Haute, INSheldon Swope Art Museum


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!

Travel safely!

And have fun!



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