Visit 1000+ Museums For Free

Get free access to 1,000+ museums across the country through the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association.

Plus, get all the perks MAH Members always enjoy like free access to the museum and the coolest local events. All while investing in a more creative and connected Santa Cruz County.

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Favorite Local Spots included with NARM

NARM is there for you no matter where you are across the nation but check out some of our favorite local spots you can visit today.

  • Oakland Museum for groundbreaking exhibitions and radical stories of California's voices
  • The de Young Museum for an amazing painting collection and beautiful views of Golden Gate Park
  • Yerba Buena Center for the Arts for an unexpected adventure in visual and performing arts
  • San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art for cutting edge exhibitions in the heart of downtown
  • Seymour Marine Discovery Center to explore the wonders of our ocean and take in the beauty of the waves

See all 1,000+ Museums

Members Get More

Get inspired and connect with your community in Downtown Santa Cruz.

  • Visit for free every day
  • Drop-in Make Nights every Friday at the MAH
  • Get a 10% discount at the gift store
  • Bring your family* to the museum for free
  • Bring friends for free with guest passes
  • Go to exclusive exhibition preview, artist talks, and other behind-the-scenes events
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What is The North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association?

NARM 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.

FAQ

To find out if you have a valid, membership contact the MAH membership team at membership@santacruzmah.org.

When you purchase your membership, you have the option to choose an automatic renewal. You can change your preferences at any time by contacting membership@santacruzmah.org

Renew your membership right here online by choosing the membership level you'd like above. You an also renew at any time in person at the front desk. Questions? Get in touch at membership@santacruzmah.org

Yes, the MAH is a 501C3 nonprofit organization, and your donation or membership is fully tax-deductible. The MAH’s tax ID is 94-2718861.

"Bring your family to the museum for free" at the Dual/Family level and above includes two adults and four youth under the age of 17.

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