Membership Information

You Belong at the Appleton

Members of the Appleton enjoy free museum admission year-round to the permanent collection and discounted admission on special exhibitions, a discount in the museum store and on other special events and programs, invitations to exclusive exhibit previews and membership in a reciprocal program. The Appleton offers many levels of memberships, all with exclusive benefits. Memberships also make great gifts for family, friends and business associates! You can join today by applying online at the right of this page.

ALL MEMBERS enjoy the following benefits

  • Free admission to the Museum and member events for 12 months
  • Discounts on special major events/exhibitions
  • Free subscription to the Museum's newsletter, Artifacts, and other publications
  • Invitations to exhibition openings, concerts, workshops, Museum sponsored trips
  • Member discounts in the Appleton Store
  • Discounts on trips, classes and workshops
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Use of the Museum library for research
  • Admission and other privileges at 60+ museums
  • Southeast Reciprocal Members Museums - click to view the list


  • CF Dual/Family ($20) - Available to all CF employees, plus one adult and any children under 18
  • CF Individual ($10) - Available to all CF employees
  • Dual Family ($60) - Available to two adults and any children or grandchildren under the age of 18
  • Dual Senior ($50) - Available to two adults age 55 and above
  • Educator ($20) - Available to teachers, professors, instructors and retired educators
  • Individual ($35)- Available to individuals age 18 and above
  • Individual Senior ($30) - Available to individuals age 55 and above
  • Student ($20) - Available to all college or university students
  • The Studio ($35) - Available to ages 21-39


Members who enroll in the Director's Circle levels are making a contribution to the museum above the basic membership level. They receive special benefits such as membership in the North American Reciprocal Museum Program (click to view).

  • Friends ($125)
  • Associate ($250)
  • Fellow ($500)
  • Colleague ($1,000)
  • Partner ($2,500)
  • Sustainer ($5,000)

The museum offers its members a discount on their purchases in the Appleton Store. A discount of 10% will be applied to all purchases - except sale items and items under $5. Thank you for your support!