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Become a Member

Being an annual member of the A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum helps support the mission and vision of the museum. Your annual membership is tax-deductible to the extent allowable. All members get free admission and the museum’s regular news, “Showcase.” 

Please consider joining!

Annual Membership Levels 

Basic Level            $25

Unlimited free admission, receive digital and paper news from the museum 

Crystal Level         $100

Family membership, extends Basic Level privileges to all immediate family members 

Copper Level        $200

All Crystal Level privileges plus right to have your name (or designee) on a “Copper Level” case in the museum for at least one year

Silver Level           $500

All Crystal Level privileges plus right to have your name (or designee) on a “Silver Level” case in the museum

Gold Level             $1000+

All Crystal Level privileges plus right to have your name (or designee) on a “Gold Level” case in the museum; annual donations of $1000+ in cash will be credited with specimen(s) sponsorship unless the donation involves other more permanent recognition, such as an endowed named exhibit case or gallery. For more details read the Sponsor a Specimen page. 

Keeping one’s name on an exhibit case in perpetuity requires a substantial donation to “endow” the exhibit case, thereby providing an equivalent stream of income in perpetuity. Contact the Executive Director for details about endowing an exhibit case. 

TO BECOME A MEMBER 

  • MAIL YOUR CHECK TO:
  • A. E. Seaman Mineral Museum, Michigan Tech, 1404 E. Sharon Avenue, Houghton, MI 49931
  • Or call 906-487-2572 with your credit card number.                 
  • Or donate online to become a member.

 

WAYS TO HELP THE MUSEUM

  • Give a monetary donation online.
  • Give a monetary donation by check.
  • Give a mineral or collection of minerals.
  • Create an endowment to provide a continuing gift.
  • Designate support in your estate planning.
  • Tell others about the museum.
  • Encourage others to visit and support us.