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Join today and become a Charter Member* of the new U-M Museum of Natural History!*

The U-M Museum of Natural History is Michigan’s oldest museum, and it’s about to become its newest!

We’re closed as we move into our new home in U-M’s Biological Sciences Building (BSB) next door, but members continue to receive great benefits!

Why become a member while the Museum is closed? In addition to continuing to receive the great benefits listed on the right, you will:

  • Be invited to see the new Museum and exhibits ahead of the public!
  • Receive invitations to offsite programs while the Museum is closed
  • Support a museum dedicated to elevating the public understanding of science

Basic Membership Levels

$15 Wolverine Student (uniqname required)
$70 Family
$60 Grandparents
$50 Individual or couple

Sustaining Membership Levels

$100 Mastodon
$250 Mammoth
$500 Majungasaurus
$1000 Great Lakes

Sustaining Members at the $100 and above levels also have access to benefits at a Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM).

If you have any questions or would like to sign up or purchase a gift membership by phone, contact the membership office at 734-936-5834 or email

*Please indicate in the online comment section if the membership is a gift.

Charter Membership Benefits:

U-M Museum of Natural History Members receive the following benefits:

  • Designation as Charter Member for life, as long as membership remains current
  • See the new Museum before it opens to the public!
  • Reciprocal benefits at 300+ science museums worldwide via the ASTC Passport Program (
  • Sustaining Members receive reciprocal benefits at 100+ additional museums via ROAM (Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums)
  • First-in-line access to:
    • Offsite events
    • Advance seating registration for selected special events  
  • A subscription to The Display Case, the Museum’s bi-monthly e-newsletter
  • The joy of supporting a museum committed to teaching people of all ages about the wonders of science and the natural world!

*Please indicate in the online comment section if the membership is a gift.