Experience the Museum of Ventura County in the best way possible!

Benefits of Membership

Members not only participate in educational and social opportunities throughout the year, they support the museum’s mission of preserving the history and culture of Ventura County.

This is a great time to join – see all of the newly installed interactive exhibits and added historical artifacts. Membership dues support museum programs such as educational tours and outreach, maintenance of the collection of art and artifacts, the Research Library, and programs that serve the community. Benefits include free admission to the museum and discounts on classes, lectures and in the museum store, as well as advance notice of special events and programs.

Membership Categories

All Members Receive:

  • Unlimited free admission to our Ventura and Santa Paula (Agriculture Museum) locations
  • Advance notice of all events, exhibitions and programs
  • A Museum of Ventura County logo lapel pin
  • MVC Now! Quarterly newsletter
  • Invitation to an annual party just for members

Student/Senior – $40 per year

This affordable membership is available to all students with a valid ID and seniors age 62 and over

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Individual/Family – $60

  • This level of membership includes all of the benefits listed above, plus
  • Free admission for children under 18 accompanied by adult member
  • Free admission to the popular “Speaking of Ventura County” lecture series
  • 10% discount on purchases from the museum store
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Associate – $125 per year

All the benefits of Individual membership plus:

  • This level of membership includes all of the benefits listed above, plus
  • Free admission to more than 800 participating museums through the North American Reciprocal Museum program
  • Museum logo coffee mug
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Friend – $250 per year

This level of membership includes all of the benefits listed above, plus

  • Subscription to the Journal of Ventura County History
  • Discounted admission to ticketed events.
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Patron – $500 per year

This level of membership includes all of the benefits listed above, plus

  • Private curator-led tour of the exhibition galleries
  • 20% discount on purchases from the museum store
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Benefactor – $1,000 per year

This level of membership includes all of the benefits listed above, plus
One “behind the scenes” tour of the museum’s collection for up to ten guests

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For more information about Membership opportunities contact:
membership@venturamu seum.org
805.653.0323 x305