As a private, non-profit institution, the Museum of Danish America relies on member support to fulfill its mission of “celebrating Danish roots and American dreams.” The museum is grateful to the 2,000 member households in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the US Virgin Islands, and 6 countries.

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Membership is the most direct way to support the museum's programs, collections, and the preservation of Danish heritage in America. Choose a membership level below to get started!

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Help the museum continue to grow by making a donation. From memorials to special projects, there are several ways to personalize your gift.

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Explorer Member

$40.00 / year

Member benefits include:

  • 10% Discount on purchases from the Design Store
  • Discounted Genealogy Center Services
  • The museum's magazine and Design Store Catalog
  • Unlimited admission to the museum, Genealogy Center, Bedstemor's House, and Jens Dixen Cabin for up to two adults and children under 18
  • Invitations to member events, virtual and in-person
  • Discounts on ticketed events, virtual and in-person
  • 25% Discount on facility rental
  • Recognition in Annual Report
  • Support of the museum

Tax information:

MoDA is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization. All $40 of an Explorer membership are tax deductible.

Partner Member

$120.00 / year

Member benefits include:

All of the Explorer Member benefits, PLUS

  • Recipient benefits at 1,200+ museums in the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) program
  • Guess pass to share
  • Free admission for grandkids under the age of 18
  • Invitations to exhibit preview events and last looks, virtual and in-person
  • Automatically monthly payment plan*
  • More support of the museum

Tax information:

MoDA is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization. All $120 of a Partner membership are tax deductible.

Ambassador Member

$240.00 / year

Member benefits include:

All of the Partner Member benefits, PLUS

  • 2 guest passes to share
  • Membership Thank-You gift+
  • Annual Double Discount shopping event, Design Store
  • More support of the museum

Tax Information: MoDA is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization. The following amounts of an Ambassador membership are tax deductible:

With Thank-You gift: $201

Without Thank-You gift: $226

Director’s Circle Member

$1,000.00 / year

Member benefits include:

All of the Ambassador Member benefits, PLUS

  • Gift membership to share
  • 50% Discount on facility rental
  • Exclusive Director's Circle events, virtual and in-person
  • More support of the museum

Tax Information: MoDA is a 501(C)3 Non-Profit Organization. The following amounts of a Director's Circle membership are tax deductible. 

With Thank-You gift: $921

Without Thank-You gift: $946

Organization/Non-Profit Member

$150.00 / year

Member benefits include:

  • 10 complimentary admission passes for museum, Genealogy Center, Bedstemor's House, and Jens Dixen Cabin
  • The museum's magazine
  • Invitations to member events, virtual and in-person
  • 25% Discount on facility rental
  • 50% Discount select traveling exhibition rental
  • Recognition in Annual Report
  • Support of the museum

Tax Information: MoDA is a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization. The following amount of an Organization/Non-Profit membership is tax deductible: $80

Notes

*Member may opt to pay dues in installments, automatically withdrawn from a personal bank account. A signed authorization form is required. The options include:

  • Partner - 12 monthly installments of $10 for an annual membership
  • Ambassador - 12 monthly installments of $20 for an annual membership
  • Director's Circle - 12 monthly installments of $83.33 for an annual membership

+ $25 MoDA Rewards redeemable in the Design Store per year. Select 'Yes' when joining/renewing at the qualifying membership level. A MoDA Rewards certificate will be mailed to the qualifying member.  In-store and call in purchases only. No cash back.

※ Members save 20% on in-store and call-in purchases on a Saturday in the spring. 

∆ $40 gift membership