Become a Friend & Save

Becoming a member of Old Salem Museums & Gardens allows you to connect with others who share your love of history! Everyday new families, antique lovers, and garden enthusiasts become members of Old Salem and are introduced to opportunities they never considered and experiences they deeply enjoy. The family of friends and members is always growing, and there is a place for you at Old Salem.

Membership provides critical annual operating funds for our museum efforts. Gifts from members help us develop compelling new programs, design exciting new exhibits, plant vegetables and herbs in our gardens and create wonderful music experiences for our visitors.

Members at all levels receive the Main Benefits Package:
  • Unlimited, free admission for one full membership year to the Town of Salem, the Gardens at Old Salem and MESDA's self-guided galleries*
  • 10% off all purchases in our retail stores, including Winkler Bakery, and online
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Subscription to the Old Salem Museums & Gardens Magazine
  • Access to members-only events
  • 25% off one retail item (not to be combined with any other discounts or offers)
  • Discounts at The Tavern in Old Salem and The Flour Box Tea Room & Cafe (as set by each establishment)
    *Admission per level:
  • Senior/Educator/Student and Individual: 1
  • Dual: 2
  • Family: 4
  • Patron and Sustainer: 6

Senior/Educator/Student $45.00

Individual $60.00

Dual $80.00

Family $120.00

Patron $250.00

Sustainer $500.00

Frederic William Marshall Society $1,000.00

For more information about membership at Old Salem Museums & Gardens, please contact Kelly Benson, Manager of Membership, (336)721-7333 or

View all Friends of Salem membership levels and benefits