Become a Member

Become a Member
Become a Member
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Global Abolition Starts With You

Through a membership to the Freedom Center, you are part of a growing network of modern-day abolitionists, following in the footsteps of the great freedom heroes like Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglass and others who walked boldly before you. While the fight looks different today, you, too, can make a difference by supporting our work.

Member Benefits (all levels)

In addition supporting our work, your membership includes benefits like:

  • Personalized membership card
  • Unlimited General Admission
  • $2 discount on any General Admission tickets for your guests
  • Member e-news: updates on what is happening at Freedom Center
  • Invitations to member-only hours and and events

Membership Levels

All memberships are valid for 12 months and are non-transferable and non-refundable. Each membership includes all privileges from preceding levels.

$40 INDIVIDUAL (Seniors $35)
Full membership benefits for one adult

$55 INDIVIDUAL + ONE (Seniors $50)
Full membership benefits for two adults

Full membership benefits for one or two adults and their children or grandchildren, 17 years and under within the same household

Member FAQ

When will I get my new card?
Typically, new members receive their cards in the mail within 30 days.

Can I visit the Freedom Center before I receive my membership card?
Yes! Although you may not have received your new membership package in the mail, you will be entered into our system. The Guest Services staff will be happy to look you up in our database.

Who may visit on my membership?
Depending on your membership level, the member named on the card and (if applicable) their children, are eligible. If your membership level allows more than one adult, then other guests are allowed depending on membership.

I have lost my membership card. How can I request another one and what will the cost be?
If you have misplaced your membership card, we will gladly send you a new one at no cost, just contact us.

Is my membership tax-deductible?
Because of the high value of member benefits, tax law does not allow memberships at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center to be tax deductible.