Membership

Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania members have, since 1983, proudly played a significant role in the development of a world-class railroad history museum.  While you enjoy the many benefits of membership, your contribution supports the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania’s important mission to document, preserve and interpret the Commonwealth’s rich and diverse railroad heritage, for today’s and future generations. Won’t you join us?

Now you can enjoy the benefits of your membership in the Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania and, for an additional $20 annually, membership in the Smithsonian. Included in the Smithsonian Affiliate membership are a one-year subscription to Smithsonian Magazine, a personalized Smithsonian Affiliate membership card and a variety of discounts and other benefits on admissions, retail and programs.*

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We offer several membership categories:

Standard:

Champion – $20
For children, ages 3-11.
Membership privileges: L, M

Crusader – $25
For individual student, ages 12-17.
Membership privileges: A, D, E, F

Royal Blue – $45
For individual senior, age 65+, or a senior couple residing in the same household.
Membership privileges: C, D, E, F, G

Spirit of St. Louis – $55
For up to two grandparents residing in the same household.
Membership privileges: D, E, F, G, N

Black Diamond – $45
For individual adult, ages 18-64.
Membership privileges: A, D, E, F, G

Susquehannock – $65
For individual adult any age and immediate family residing in the same household.
Membership privileges: B, D, E, F, G

Jeffersonian – $65
For a nonprofit group.
Membership privileges: D, E, F, G

Premier:

King Coal – $75
Membership privileges: B, D, E, F. G, I+, J^, K (1)

Phoebe Snow – $125
Membership privileges: B, D, E, F, G, I+, J^, K (2)

Three Rivers – $250
Membership privileges: B, D, E, F, G, I+, J^, K (4)

Broadway Limited – $500
Membership privileges: B, D, E, F, G, I+, J^, K (6)

Trail Blazer – $1,000
Membership privileges: B, D, E, F, G, I+, J^, K (8)

Capitol Limited – $2,500
Membership privileges: B, D, E, F, G, I+, J^, K (10)

Wall Street – $5,000
Membership privileges: B, D, E, F, G, H*, I+, J^, K (12)

Asa Packer – $7,500
Membership privileges: B, D, E, F, G, H*, I+, J^, K (14)

Commodore Vanderbilt – $10,000
Membership privileges: B, D, E, F, G, H*, I+, J^, K (16)

Membership Privileges:

A.  Free Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania admission for individual adult (age 12 to 64) during regular hours.
B.  Free Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania admission for individual adult (any age) and immediate family (spouse or significant other, dependent children and dependent grandchildren) residing in the same household during regular hours.
C.  Free Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania admission for senior individual or senior couple (age 65-plus) during regular hours.
D.  Subscription to the Milepost magazine.
E.  Invitations to special programs, receptions and other events.
F.  Discounts on Whistle Stop Shop museum store purchases and Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania Rambles.
G.  One vote at the Friends of the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania annual meeting.
H.  Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania facility use.*
I.   Group admission discount may be requested by corporate or business members for their employees.+
J.  Thank-you gift.^
K.  Guest pass(es), number indicated in parentheses.
L.   Free Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania admission for individual child (age 3 to 11) during regular hours.
M.  Newsletter and birthday card.

*Costs of insurance, security, tour guides, entertainment, hospitality and other amenities are the responsibility of the member. The basic facility use fee is waived. Facility use must take place within the membership year.

+Corporate or business members may request a group admissions discount for their employees. The request must be submitted in writing to the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania Director and be approved by the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.

^A thank-you gift, when offered, is available to members who select premier membership categories. Alternative thank-you gifts may be substituted as supplies of advertised gifts are depleted.