Membership

An annual membership gives you unlimited admission to all five Portsmouth Museums: Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, Children’s Museum of Virginia, Lightship Portsmouth, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum and the Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum.

Annual Membership Privileges

  • Unlimited admission to all five Portsmouth Museums: Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, Children’s Museum of Virginia, Lightship Portsmouth, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum and the Portsmouth Community Colored Library Museum
  • Invitations to exhibit openings and special receptions
  • 10% discount on the purchase of a gift membership
  • Unlimited admission to Winter Wonderland: The Coleman Collection

Membership Levels

Friend $50 (Non-reciprocal level):

  • Non-reciprocal level
  • Admission for a year for an individual daily
  • Special pricing on birthday parties, classes, and workshops
  • $2 off Children’s Museum of Virginia Admission for guests
  • 15% discount at any Portsmouth Museums Gift Shop

Enthusiast $90 (Non-reciprocal level):

  • Non-reciprocal level
  • Admission for a year for a total of 4 people daily. This includes card holder(s).
  • Special pricing on birthday parties, classes, and workshops
  • $2 off Children’s Museum of Virginia Admission for guests
  • 15% discount at any Portsmouth Museums Gift Shop

Stargazer $130:

  • Admission for a year for a total of 6 people daily. This includes card holder(s).
  • Reciprocal admission into over 700 museums through ACM, ASTC, and NARM programs (restrictions may apply)
  • Special pricing on birthday parties, classes, and workshops
  • $2 off Children’s Museum of Virginia Admission for guests
  • 15% discount at any Portsmouth Museums Gift Shop

Visionary $195:

  • Admission for a year for a total of 8 people daily. This includes card holder(s).
  • Reciprocal admission into over 700 museums through ACM, ASTC, and NARM programs (restrictions may apply)
  • Special pricing on birthday parties, classes, and workshops
  • $2 off Children’s Museum of Virginia Admission for guests
  • 15% discount at any Portsmouth Museums Gift Shop

Additional Person $20: Members can add up to 2 additional spots to a membership for $20 each.

Senior & Military Discount: 10% Membership discount for Seniors (62+) and Military (with I.D.).

Lose Your Membership Card?
Please contact the Membership Coordinator or alert the front desk staff.