Become a Member

Enjoy the Benefits of becoming a member of the Nanaimo Museum.

Not only will you receive free admission to the museum’s collections, special exhibitions, discounts, and exclusive privileges, but you will also become an integral part of the preservation and enhancement of Nanaimo’s history.

Gift memberships

Give the gift of history to someone you know will enjoy all the museum has to offer. It’s a gift that lasts all year! If you would like, the museum will mail an attractive card to the recipient recognizing you as the gift-giver.

  • Family/Business $30
  • Individuals $12
  • Senior (55+)/Student $8

Membership Benefits

Unlimited Visits

Members enjoy unlimited free admission to the museum and Nanaimo Bastion.


Members receive 15% discount on museum lectures, workshops, tours, and most purchases in the museum gift shop. The cost of membership can be saved in one shopping trip!

Community Involvement

Membership dues support museum programs that add to the enrichment of Nanaimo’s community life.


Members receive Timelines, the Nanaimo Museum’s newsletter, three times a year.

Voting Privileges

You can help shape the future of the museum with your voting privileges at the annual general meeting.

Special Events

Receive invitations to special events, workshops, lectures, and exhibit openings.