Perks of Membership



When you join the Harbor History Museum you get perks from museums around the country as well. Thanks to the Time Travelers Museum network, all Family Level Harbor History Museum members get free or reduced admission to museums around the country.

Harbor History Museum members with qualifying memberships* also receive inclusion into the North American Reciprocal Museums Association (NARM), one of the largest reciprocal membership programs in the world. NARM has over 822 arts, cultural, historical, and scientific institutions around the world. In Washington alone there are over 30 NARM locations.

Time Travelers Participating Museums

NARM Participating Museums

*Qualifying memberships include Family Memberships and Peninsula Society members.

Save When You Shop

Designed as an ode to the old mercantile and corner groceries that once dotted the Gig Harbor peninsula, the Museum Mercantile melds old and new. Specialty items based on the museum collection are available as are locally sourced useful items such as soap, seeds, and stationary. As a Harbor History Museum member, you receive a 10% discount on every purchase, big or small.


Discount on Private Events

The Harbor History Museum is the perfect location to host your next gathering. Sit down for a meeting or workshop in our Resource Room. Celebrate a birthday in the bright, art-filled Lobby Gallery and Courtyard. Or, book the entire facility and invite all of your friends to dance the night away! We offer a 10% discount for Harbor History Museum members.



Free or Reduced Admission to Museum Events

Membership to the Harbor History Museum gives individuals and families exclusive access to programs and events. Enjoy complimentary admission to our monthly lecture series, Humanities in the Harbor as well as free or reduced admission to other programs and events throughout the year.


Your membership helps us celebrate who we are as a community, as a region, and as a group of people who believe that preserving our history is essential to a healthy future.

As a member, you help promote the history and arts education programming that is vital to the growth of our children's minds and hearts. As a predominantly community-funded museum, we couldn't and wouldn't exist without you. You make our exhibits and programs possible. Thank you!