Membership In Vesterheim
Click here to join or renew your membership online.
(Please call 563-382-9681 for gift memberships.)
Join over 6,000 others from all 50 states and several foreign countries who help Vesterheim embody the living heritage of Norwegian immigrants to America.
Members receive these benefits:
- Vesterheim, the magazine published twice a year, featuring in-depth articles focusing on the museum's priceless collection of artifacts, Norwegian-American history and culture, and related topics.
- Discount on class tuition.
- Discounts on most items and mail orders from the Museum Store
- Free admission to the museum.
- Discount on space rental of Vesterheim's Bethania Lutheran Church.
- Benefits at over 200 museums across the USA through the Time Travelers program.
- Members who join a Basic Category can also subscribe to Plus Two—add $25 to any basic membership and bring up to two guests with you each time you visit the museum.
- All Vesterheim members can also subscribe to the Rosemaling Letter, which is jam-packed with the most current information about this Norwegian folk art.
If you choose to join at one of the four philanthropic membership categories, you also will receive:
- Plus Two benefits (bring up to two guests each time you visit the museum).
- Special recognition in Vesterheim's Annual Report.
- Invitations to exclusive Vesterheim events.
Memberships are renewed annually.
Basic Membership Categories
- Associate (individual)—$35
- Senior Single (65+)—$30
- International Member (residing outside the United States)—$60
- Family (2 adults at the same address, children under 18)—$50
- Senior Family (2 adults at the same address, 65 or over)—$40
Plus Two: Add $25.00 to any basic membership and bring up to two guests with you each time you visit the museum.
Philanthropic Membership Categories
- Sustaining Fellow—$1,000
Philanthropic levels include two adults at the same address and children under 18. Plus Two benefits also included.
Special Interest Service
- Rosemaling Letter—15.00
- International Rosemaling Letter—$25.00
Compas Club (automatic deductions for annual giving)
To give a monthly donation through the convenience of automatic withdrawl, you can become a Vesterheim Compass Club member and receive special recognition and benefits.