Experience the Chippewa Valley Museum as Only Members Can

Enjoy proven fun all year long while supporting one of the Chippewa Valley’s most beloved non-profit historical centers.

At every level of membership you get free admission to the museum.  As an added bonus there’s discounts on events, classes, and Museum Store purchases. You’ll also get inside information about museum exhibits, and happenings of historical importance.

Your membership provides resources and energy to continue with our mission.  Museum operations, public events, and school field trips are greatly enhanced by you being a part of our community.

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Basic Membership

Free Admission • 10% Off at Museum Store • Discount on Events and Classes • Currents Newsletter • Regular Event Updates • Access to Research Library

Individual [$30]

Covers one named adult plus grandchildren

Household [$50]

Covers entire household (all adults and children at a single residence) plus grandchildren


Friend [$100-$249] Basic + 1 free guest per visit
Pathfinder [$250-$499] Basic + guests enter free, and one free facility rental
History Maker [$500-$999] Basic + guests enter free, one free facility rental, and private tour*
Leader [$1000-$2499] Basic + guests enter free, one free facility rental, private tour*, and a 16x20in photo reproduction of your choice from our photo archives

Become a Patron [$2500]

By joining our community as a Patron, your efforts help to preserve and share ideas, values, and stories that make up the Chippewa Valley.

  • All guests enter free with Patron
  • Free facility rental
  • Behind the scenes tour*
  • a16x20in photo reproduction of your choice from our photo archives
  • 5 hours of research provided on the topic of Patron’s choice

Triple Play Membership [$170]

Triple Play Membership

The Triple Play membership offers families the opportunity to purchase a household membership at the Chippewa Valley Museum, Beaver Creek Reserve, and the Children’s Museum of Eau Claire in a single purchase at the special price of $170. This special rate is a 10% discount on the combined membership prices.

Benefits for all three sites include:

  • Free admission for adults and children in the household
  • Discounts on workshops, programs, and special events
  • Gifts shop discounts
  • Member-only programs

PLUS there are benefits unique to each organization:

  • Free full-color nature calendar (Beaver Creek Reserve)
  • $25 discount on Birthday Parties (Children’s Museum of Eau Claire)
  • Free use of Library and Archive for your research needs, whether it’s looking for a photo, working on a student project, or tracking down family history (Chippewa Valley Museum)

* Behind the scenes tours are offered 2x per year, and are led by the Director of the museum.