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, anthropolgy, 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 accept SERM 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 May 2019

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, AlabamaAnniston Museum of Natural History
Auburn, AlabamaJule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art
Birmingham, AlabamaBirmingham Museum of Art
Dothan, AlabamaWiregrass Museum of Art
Gadsden, AlabamaGadsden Museum of Art
Huntsville, AlabamaHuntsville Museum of Art
Mobile, AlabamaHistory Museum of Mobile
Mobile, AlabamaMobile Museum of Art
Troy, AlabamaPioneer Museum of Alabama
Tuscaloosa, AlabamaChildren’s Hands-On Museum
Tuscaloosa, AlabamaPaul W. Bryant Museum
Tuscaloosa, AlabamaTuscaloosa Museum of Art
Tuscumbia, AlabamaTennessee Valley Museum of Art
Bentonville, ArkansasCrystal Bridges Museum of Art
Springdale, ArkansasShiloh Museum of Ozark History
Wynne, ArkansasCross Country Museum & Archives
Apopka, FloridaApopka Historical Society
Apopka, FloridaMuseum of the Apopkans
Coral Gables, FloridaCoral Gables Museum
Coral Gables, FloridaLowe Art Museum – University of Miami
Deerfield Beach, FloridaDeerfield Beach Historical Society
Deland, FloridaMuseum of Art Deland Florida
Dunedin, FloridaDunedin Fine Art Center
Fort Lauderdale, FloridaFort Lauderdale History Center
Fort Myers, FloridaSidney & Berne Davis Art Center
Fort Pierce, FloridaA.E. Backus Museum of Art
Jacksonville, FloridaBeaches Museum & History Park
Jacksonville, FloridaThe Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens
Jacksonville, FloridaMandarin Museum & Historical Society
Jacksonville, FloridaMOCA of Jacksonville
Kissimmee, FloridaOsceola County Historical Society
Lakeland, FloridaPolk Museum of Art
Largo, FloridaPinellas County Historical Society / Heritage Village
Melbourne, FloridaFoosaner Art Museum
Melbourne, FloridaRuth Funk Center for Textile Arts
Miami, FloridaCity of Miami Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum
Miami, FloridaDade Heritage Trust
Miami, FloridaHistoryMiami
Miami, FloridaInstitute of Contemporary Art Miami
Miami, FloridaPatricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum
Miami Beach, FloridaThe Bass Museum of Art
Miami Beach, FloridaThe Wolfsonian-FIU
Miami Springs, FloridaCurtiss Mansion
Mount Dora, FloridaModernism Museum Mount Dora
Ocala, FloridaAppleton Museum of Art
Orlando, FloridaMennello Museum of American Art
Orlando, FloridaOrange County Regional History Center
Orlando, FloridaOrlando Museum of Art
Pensacola, FloridaPensacola Lighthouse & Museum
Sanibel, FloridaBailey-Matthews Shell Museum
Sarasota, FloridaArt Center Sarasota
Sarasota, FloridaRingling College of Art & Design / Galleries & Exhibitions
Sarasota, FloridaThe John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art
St. Augustine, FloridaLightner Museum
St. Petersburg, FloridaFlorida CraftArt, Inc.
St. Petersburg, FloridaFlorida Holocaust Museum
St. Petersburg, FloridaMuseum of Fine Arts
Stuart, FloridaElliott Museum
Stuart, FloridaHouse of Refuge Museum
Tampa, FloridaFlorida Museum of Photographic Arts
Tampa, FloridaHenry B. Plant Museum
Tampa, FloridaTampa Bay History Center
Tampa, FloridaTampa Museum of Art
Tarpon Springs, FloridaLeepa-Rattner Museum of Art
Tequesta, FloridaLighthouse Art Center Museum & School of Art
Vero Beach, FloridaVero Beach Museum of Art
Albany, GeorgiaAlbany Museum of Art
Athens, GeorgiaGeorgia Museum of Art
Atlanta, GeorgiaAtlanta History Center
Atlanta, GeorgiaMichael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University
Atlanta, GeorgiaMuseum of Design Atlanta
Atlanta, GeorgiaOglethorpe University Museum of Art
Atlanta, GeorgiaWilliam Breman Jewish Heritage Museum
Augusta, GeorgiaAugusta Museum of History
Augusta, GeorgiaLucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History
Augusta, GeorgiaMorris Museum of Art
Buford, GeorgiaGwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center
Cartersville, GeorgiaBartow History Museum
Columbus, GeorgiaColumbus Museum
Gainesville, GeorgiaNortheast Georgia History Center
LaGrange, GeorgiaLaGrange Art Museum
Macon, GeorgiaTubman Museum
Madison, GeorgiaMadison Morgan Cultural Center
Marietta, GeorgiaMarietta / Cobb Museum of Art
Marietta, GeorgiaMarietta Museum of History
Milledgeville, GeorgiaThe Old Governor’s Mansion / Georgia College
Pooler, GeorgiaNational Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
Rome, GeorgiaChieftains Museum
Roswell, GeorgiaBarrington Hall / City of Roswell, Georgia
Savannah, GeorgiaAndrew Low House
Thomson, GeorgiaWatson-Brown Foundation
Thomasville, GeorgiaThomas County Historical Society
Vidalia, GeorgiaAltama Museum of Art and History
Waycross, GeorgiaOkefenokee Heritage Center
Bowling Green, KentuckyDowning Museum
Corbin, KentuckyKentucky Native American Heritage Museum
Frankfort, KentuckyKentucky Department of Parks, Historic Sites
Louisville, KentuckySpeed Art Museum
Paducah, KentuckyRiver Discovery Center
Paducah, KentuckyYeiser Art Center
Paris, KentuckyHopewell Museum
Alexandria, LouisianaAlexandria Museum of Art
Baton Rouge, LouisianaLouisiana State University Museum of Art
Lafayette, LouisianaPaul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum – University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Monroe, LouisianaMasur Museum of Art
New Orleans, LouisianaHermann-Grima/Gallier Historic Houses
New Orleans, Louisiana Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & Preserve
Port Allen, Louisiana West Baton Rouge Museum
Shreveport, Louisiana Meadows Museum of Art
Amory, MississippiAmory Regional Museum
Biloxi, MississippiOhr-O’Keefe Museum of Art
Corinth, MississippiCrossroads Museum
Gulfport, MississippiMississippi Coast Model Railroad Museum
Jackson, MississippiMississippi Museum of Art
Jackson, MississippiThe Oaks House Museum
Laurel, MississippiLauren Rogers Museum of Art
Meridian, MississippiMississippi Industrial Heritage Museum
New Albany, MississippiUnion County Heritage Museum
Vicksburg, MississippiPigs-in-Flight Children’s Museum
Asheville, North CarolinaAsheville Art Museum
Asheville, North CarolinaColburn Earth Science Museum
Bethania, North CarolinaHistoric Bethania
Charlotte, North CarolinaBechtler Museum of Modern Art
Charlotte, North Carolina Carolinas Aviation Museum
Charlotte, North Carolina Harvey B. Gantt Center
Charlotte, North Carolina The Mint Museum Randolph
Charlotte, North Carolina The Mint Museum Uptown
Cullowhee, North CarolinaFine Art Museum at WCU
Greensboro, North CarolinaGreensboro History Museum
Greensboro, North CarolinaWeatherspoon Art Museum
Greenville, North CarolinaGreenville Museum of Art
Hickory, North CarolinaHickory Museum of Art
Hickory, North CarolinaCatawba Science Center
High Point, North CarolinaHigh Point Museum
Highlands, North CarolinaThe Bascom
Kings Mountain, North CarolinaKings Mountain Historical Museum
Pineville, North CarolinaPresident James K. Polk State Historic Site
Raleigh, North CarolinaGregg Museum of Art & Design
Salisbury, North CarolinaWaterworks Visual Art Center
Shelby, North CarolinaEarl Scruggs Center
Statesville, North CarolinaIredell Museums
Wilmington, North CarolinaCameron Art Museum
Wilmington, North CarolinaCape Fear Museum
Winston-Salem, North CarolinaMuseum of Anthropology Wake Forest University
Winston-Salem, North CarolinaReynolda House Museum of American Art
Aiken, South CarolinaAiken County Historical Museum
Anderson, South CarolinaAnderson County Museum
Camden, South CarolinaSteeplechase Museum
Charleston, South CarolinaGibbes Museum of Art
Charleston, South CarolinaHalsey Institute of Contemporary Art
Clemson, South CarolinaBob Campbell Geology Museum
Clinton, South CarolinaClinton Museum
Columbia, South CarolinaThe Columbia Museum of Art
Columbia, South Carolina Historic Columbia Foundation
Columbia, South Carolina McKissick Museum University of South Carolina
Conway, South CarolinaHorry County Museum
Florence, South CarolinaFlorence County Museum
Greenville, South CarolinaBob Jones University Museum & Gallery
Greenville, South Carolina Greenville County Museum of Art
Greenville, South Carolina Upcountry History Museum
North Myrtle Beach, South CarolinaNorth Myrtle Beach Museum
Rock Hill, South CarolinaCulture & Heritage Museums
Sumter, South CarolinaSumter County Museum
Bartlett, TennesseeDavies Manor Association Museum
Chattanooga, TennesseeHunter Museum of American Art
Clarksville, TennesseeCustoms House Museum & Cultural Center
Cleveland, TennesseeMuseum Center at 5ive Points
Knoxville, TennesseeKnoxville Museum of Art
Knoxville, TennesseeMcClung Museum of Natural History & Culture
Memphis, TennesseeDixon Gallery and Gardens
Memphis, TennesseeMemphis Brooks Museum of Art
Nashville,TennesseeCheekwood Estate and Gardens
Nashville, TennesseeTennessee State Museum
Alexandria, VirginiaHistoric Alexandria
Brookneal, VirginiaPatrick Henry Memorial Foundation
Charlottesville, VirginiaThe Fralin Museum of Art
Fort Lee, VirginiaUS Women’s Army Museum
Fredericksburg, VirginiaJames Monroe Museum
Lynchburg, VirginiaDaura Gallery
Lynchburg, VirginiaLynchburg Museum System
Middleburg, VirginiaNational Sporting Library and Museum
Norfolk, VirginiaChrysler Museum of Art
Richmond, VirginiaUniversity of Richmond Museums
Portsmouth, VirginiaPortsmouth Museums
Roanoke, VirginiaEleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollis University
Roanoke, VirginiaTaubman Museum of Art
South Boston, VirginiaSouth Boston – Halifax County Museum of Fine Arts & History
Williamsburg, VirginiaMuscarelle Museum of Art
Huntington, West VirginiaHuntington Museum of Art
Fort Wayne, IndianaFort Wayne Museum of Art
Terre Haute, IndianaSheldon Swope Art Museum
San Antonio, TexasUTSA Institute of Texan Cultures


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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