Membership

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Overview

Come for the History, Stay for the Member Experience.

Get even closer to history at the USS Hornet Sea, Air & Space Museum, the USS Hornet is a non-profit organization whose goal is to inspire visitors of all ages to engage with history by experiencing the excitement of naval operations, flight history and birth and evolution of space technology.

Membership contributions go to supporting the ongoing restoration of the ship and our educational mission. Your support will allow us to continue providing visitors and guests with the opportunity to walk in the footsteps of astronauts and heroes for decades to come.

All Membership Benefits Include:

  • USS Hornet Museum membership card
  • Unlimited Museum admission for 12 months (cardholder must be present)
  • 10% Discount on purchases in the Ship’s Store
  • $5.00 off Flashlight and History Mystery tours
  • 25% off Live-Aboard adult and family programs (Family Membership levels and higher – not to be combined with other discounts)
  • Invitations to quarterly “Members Only” previews and discounts on specific Hornet events
  • Discounts (varies) for kid’s party (only Family Membership levels and higher)
  • 10% off Research Library Fee

Membership Packages

Individual Memberships

$65

  • Valid for one person

Family Membership

$90

  • Valid for two adults and up to four youths
  • Historical Naval Ships Association reciprocal visitation benefit**

ALAMEDA RESIDENT SPECIAL

Friend of the Hornet

$150

  • Valid for two adults and up to four youths, plus two additional guests
  • Free admission to the Research Library
  • NARM Reciprocal benefits*
  • Historical Naval Ships Association reciprocal visitation benefit**

Supporter

$300

  • Free Admission for two Adults and up to four youths, plus four additional guests
  • Free Admission to Research Library
  • NARM Reciprocal benefits*
  • Historical Naval Ships Association reciprocal visitation benefit**

Director's Circle

$600

  • Free Admission for two Adults and up to four youths, plus six additional guests
  • Free Admission to Research Library
  • Behind-the-scenes meet and greet with museum curator
  • NARM Reciprocal benefits*
  • Historical Naval Ships Association reciprocal visitation benefit**

Hornet Ambassador

$1,000

  • Free Admission for two Adults and up to four youths, plus eight additional guests
  • Free Admission to Research Library
  • One Private Docent-led tour for up to 8 people
  • Behind-the-scenes meet and greet with Museum Curator
  • Live Aboard experience for 2 Adults and 2 Children
  • NARM Reciprocal benefits*
  • Historical Naval Ships Association reciprocal visitation benefit**

Additional Details

  • Active and Retired Military, Students (requires current school ID) and seniors (age 65 and over) receive a $10 discount on all memberships.
  • Memberships may also be purchased on board the ship.
  • Memberships are neither transferable nor refundable.

Questions?

Call the Membership Department at 510-521-8448 ext. 286 or e-mail us at: Membership@uss-hornet.org

The Fine Print

*The North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association is one of the largest reciprocal membership programs in the world! NARM has 800 arts, cultural, and historical institutions along with botanical gardens, children’s museums, science and technology centers and more that offer their individual NARM qualified members reciprocal benefits. See narmassociation.org for more info.

**The Historical Naval Ships Association, of which the USS Hornet Museum is a member, has an “Admissions Exchange” program that provides free admission for the cardholder to over 40 historic naval ships. Details, and list of participating ships, HERE.