Museum Hours
Tue-Sat 9am to 5pm

Museum Phone

319-234-6357

Location
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The Best Way to Quench Your Curiosity

Become a member of the Grout Museum District and enjoy unlimited admission to all four museums. And that's just the beginning. You'll also feel good knowing you're keeping the region's history and culture alive; much of it that would disappear if not for the district.

Benefits of Membership

  • Unlimited general admission to all museums
  • 10% discount in museum stores
  • Discount on workshops and special events
  • Quarterly "Collections" newsletter
  • Recognition in newsletter
  • EXPLORE THE WORLD! Discounted admission to participating ASTC Science Centers around the world

Membership Levels

Individual $50 Extended Family & Friends $125
Individual Plus $60 Scholar $250
Individual & Friends $65 Advocate $500
Family $75 Historian $1000
Grandparent $75    

Additional Level-Specific Member Benefits

  • Individual — Basic benefits
  • Individual Plus — member plus 1 additional guest per visit
  • Individual & Friends — member plus 2 additional guests per visit
  • Family/Grandparent — Admission includes spouse and dependents/grandchildren 18 years and under
  • Extended Family & Friends — Extended family and 2 additional guests
  • Scholar— Add 2 additional guests per visit and one free special event or workshop per year
  • Advocate — Above benefits and a guided tour of 1 site for 15 guests
  • Historian — Above benefits plus wine and cheese or coffee and dessert for 20 guests during tour

Become a member now!

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