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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.”  Members at the Copper, Silver, and Gold levels are eligible for gift shop discounts—inquire at the gift shop. 

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.