Become a Member of NMOA


Passionate about art and culture? 

Members enjoy free admission year-round and a more intimate experience at New Jersey’s largest art and science museum. Enjoy special access to just-for-members virtual and in-person events centered around new exhibitions and celebrated permanent collections, while helping to support the Museum’s mission.

Benefits members receive annually:

  • Personalized membership card(s)
  • Free admission year-round
  • Discounts at the Museum Shop
  • Exclusive access to Member Experiences and Just-for-Members Mornings
  • Invitations to openings and special events
  • Express entry for popular programs
  • Priority registration and discounts on public programs and arts workshops
  • Remaining reciprocal free admission days at Liberty Science Center dates for 2023: 11/18, 12/10
  • Patron Members, Sustainer Members and above receive automatic enrollment in national art museum reciprocal programs: Just show your NMOA card and you get in FREE. Check out our unique member level benefits below.
  • Please note that the American Museum Reciprocal Network (AMRN) is now a part of Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums (ROAM). So while AMRN will no longer be listed on your membership cards, you will still get all the benefits and access that the expanded ROAM has to offer! Visit ROAM to see a list of participating museums.

Student: $30

  • Free admission for one adult
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop

Senior (65+): $50

  • Free admission for one adult
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop

Educator: $50

  • Free admission for one adult
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop

Active Military/Veteran: $50

  • Free admission for one adult
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop
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Individual: $60

  • Free admission for one adult
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop

Dual: $70

  • Free admission for two adults
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop

Family: $80

All the benefits of the Dual membership plus:

  • Free admission for two adults plus all children (through age 17)

Library Pass Program: $100

As a Library Pass member, your library will receive two membership cards for your Library’s patrons, each allowing the following:

  • Free admission for two adults and all children in the household
  • 10% Discount in the Museum Shop

Patron: $150

All the benefits of Family membership plus:

Sustainer: $300

All the benefits of Patron membership plus:

Benefactor: $600

All the benefits of Sustainer membership plus:

Fellow: $1500

All the Benefits of Benefactor membership plus:

Founder’s Society

More than a membership program, Founder’s Society combines the impact of philanthropy, meaningful engagement with artists, curators, and specialists, and behind-the-scenes access to public and private collections. Members enjoy curated cultural encounters and “Founder’s First” experiences with friends and like-minded individuals throughout the year.

Learn more.

Director’s Circle: $2,500

$2,250 tax deductible

President’s Circle: $5,000

$4,700 tax deductible

Chairman’s Circle: $10,000

$9,650 tax deductible

Leaders Circle: $15,000

$14,420 tax deductible

Visionaries Circle: $25,000

$24,460 tax deductible

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