Join our community of members and enjoy free admission to the Museum year-round. Through your Membership, you support the Museum’s mission of inspiring all Californians to create a more vibrant future for themselves and their communities.

Find the Membership level that's right for you!

In addition to free admission, OMCA Members can bring guests, enjoy discounts in the OMCA Store, preview exhibitions before they open to the public, and gain inside access to all the programs, events, and happenings at OMCA.

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All Members receive the following benefits:

  • Invitations to exclusive previews and events
  • Discounts at the OMCA Store (onsite and online)
  • Discounted parking in the OMCA garage with validation during regular Museum hours
  • Discounts to Bay Area businesses through OMCA Perks program
  • Subscription to eNews for the latest OMCA events and programs
  • Home delivery of our quarterly Membership newsletter
  • Dedicated Membership phone line and email 

Deepen your connection to OMCA by joining Donor Forum. 

*Discounted memberships are available onsite for Educators and Students with proof of eligibility.

The OMCA Perks Program has ended. We want to thank all of our local business partners for their generosity in extending OMCA Members discounts on their goods and services. We look forward to finding more engaging ways to stay connected and support each other in the future.

If you have any questions, please contact us at

Q: How do I update my personal information, report a lost Membership card?
A: Please contact the Membership Department. We also welcome your questions and comments regarding your Membership. Send an e-mail to or call 510-318-8520.

Q: Can family members or friends use my Membership card?
A: Membership cards are not transferable. Only the cardholder is entitled to use the card.

Q: Can I bring a guest?
A: Members at all levels can bring a guest with them. Members at the Family level and above receive free Museum admission for their children or grandchildren under 18. To receive complimentary admission, each guest must be accompanied by a Member with a current, active Membership.

Q: How do I use my guest passes?
A: Each guest pass can be given to a friend or family member and may be used for a one-time free admission during regular Museum hours whether or not the Member is present. Guest passes do not have an expiration date. Guest passes may not be used for admission to exclusive Member Previews or for discounts during OMCA Store Member sales.

Q: How many guests can I bring to member previews and receptions?
A: Member Previews and other Member events are special opportunities for current Members to view exhibitions before they open to the public. Please check your invitation for guest privilege details.

Q: What is a reciprocal membership?
A: Members at the Supporter level and above enjoy reciprocal benefits at more than 900 museums nationwide—including free admission and discounts on purchases made at participating museums' stores. Please note that some museums restrict benefits and charge an additional fee to view special exhibitions. For more details, please contact the participating museum directly.

Q: How can I join, renew, or check the status of my membership?
A: There are four easy ways:

Online: join or renew online via our Membership portal

At the Museum: stop by one of our ticketing desks or in the OMCA Store

Give us a call: 510-318-8520, 9 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday

Please allow up to six weeks for membership card printing and delivery. Members can access OMCA with temporary proof of payment or another form of ID until Membership cards arrive.

Q: How can I keep up with Member events and other OMCA exhibitions and programs?
A: For more up-to-the-moment news and event information, OMCA Members can subscribe to eNews, a free monthly e-mail newsletter. Please use the subscription form on this page to sign up.

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Join or renew your membership today!

For more information, contact or call 510-318-8520.