Join Us

Your membership and support are valuable. You help to support the preservation of Chicago’s maritime history and culture to benefit the communities and schools of Chicago.  Member benefits include:

    • Use of the research library (by appointment)
    • Arrange docent-led group tours
    • Unlimited free admission to the museum for the family
    • Support of important Museum Work
      • Chicago schools visit program
      • Intern program
      • New historical research
      • Development of new exhibits
      • Underwriting (free) “third Friday” lectures on aspects of maritime history and museum community networking afterward
      • Support of civic programs such as Great Rivers Chicago
    • Invitations to previews and member-only special events
    • Free subscription to the newsletter, On the Move
    • Discount in the museum store and on special programs and guest passes
    • Opportunities to serve on committees and volunteer for special projects
    • Members’ Annual Meeting and holiday party

We appreciate your membership and welcome your support.  Annual membership is $35.  In addition, if you are able and interested, please consider becoming a sponsor at one of the following levels:

FREE with NEW Membership!
CMM Twill Cap or “A Treasury of Chicago Maritime History” book

      • Supporting membership $100
      • Mariner Sponsor $1,000
      • Navigator Sponsor $5,000
      • Captain Sponsor $10,000
      • Admiral Sponsor $50,000

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Make checks payable to the Chicago Maritime Museum.  For further information please contact CMM Executive Director, Ked Fairbank, at (773) 376-1982.

You may also give a direct stock contribution:

Deliver stock electronically to:     
William Blair & Company
DTC No. 0226
a/c Chicago Maritime Museum

Contact @ William Blair, Lori Hansen 312-364-8645 or