Membership

Annual membership is a great way to contribute to the Museum and get valuable benefits! Memberships are good for one year from the date of purchase.

Your support helps Historic Ships in Baltimore to:

  • Continue the restoration process
  • Build an endowment for the Historic Ships' future
  • Develop new exhibits and acquire historic artifacts
  • Provide more educational opportunities for school children
  • Develop new living history programs

Available Memberships

Petty Officer, Individual Membership: $40.00

With a Petty Officer Membership, this entitles an individual to:

  • A free, unlimited admission to all four ships and the lighthouse
  • A subscription to the Historic Ships' newsletter, The Deck Log
  • Notification of all museum events
  • 10% discount on purchases from the Ships’ Store
  • 20% discount on tickets to Historic Ships Events*
Ship's Crew, Small Family Membership: $75.00

The Ship's Crew entitles up to four members of the same household to:

  • Free, unlimited admission to all four ships and the lighthouse
  • A subscription to the Historic Ships' newsletter, The Deck Log
  • Notification of all museum events
  • 10% discount on purchases from the Ships’ Store
  • 20% discount on tickets to Historic Ships Events*
Sailing Master, Large Family Membership: $125.00

Eight members of the same household are entitled to:

  • Free, unlimited admission to all four ships and the lighthouse
  • A subscription to the Historic Ships's newsletter, The Deck Log
  • Notification of all museum events
  • 10% discount on purchases from the Ships’ Store
  • 20% discount on tickets to Historic Ships Events*
  • A Council of American Maritime Museums (CAMM) Card, which entitles the bearer to free general admission to over 70 select maritime museums across North America. View the participating maritime museums here.
  • A Greater Baltimore History Alliance (GBHA) Card, which entitles two people to free general admission at select Baltimore museums. View the participating Baltimore museums here.
Captain, 1 Star Supporter: $250.00

The Captain membership entitles up to eight members of the same household to all Sailing Master level benefits plus:

  • A private tour the ship of your choice for up to 10 people (reservations required)
  • A $125 credit toward a private rental at Historic Ships in Baltimore
Commodore, 2 Star Supporter: $500.00

Entitles up to eight members of the same household to all Captain Level benefits plus:

  • An additional $125 credit toward a private rental at Historic Ships in Baltimore ($250 total!)
  • Invitation for two to the next USS Constellation Turnaround Cruise
Admiral, 3 Star Supporter: $1000.00

Entitles up to eight members of the same household to all Commodore level benefits plus:

  • An additional $250 credit toward a private rental at Historic Ships in Baltimore ($500 total!)
  • Invitation for two additional people to the next USS Constellation Turnaround Cruise (4 total)

How-To
Join, Give, or Renew a Membership

By Telephone

If you are interested in purchasing through telephone, call us at:

(410) 539-1797
(Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

In Person

Please visit one of our three ticketing locations:

  1. Pier 1: The Ship's Store next to USS Constellation
  2. Pier 3: Ticket Booth, next to Lightship Chesapeake
  3. Pier 5: on board USCGC Taney

By Mail

First, download and fill out the Join or Renewal form (if you are purchasing membership for yourself or your immediate family) or the Gift Membership form (if you are giving membership as a gift to a third party).

Once completed, send the form and payment to:

Historic Ships in Baltimore
1417 Thames St.
Baltimore, MD 21231
Attn: Membership