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Join the Abbe Community and Enjoy the Benefits of Membership

Abbe : Support : Membership

Becoming a part of the Abbe's story strengthens the Museum in a direct and meaningful way. From members to volunteers to staff, your support provides spectacular programming, unique exhibitions, and remarkable events, and truly shows how much you value culture and community. 

We invite you to explore the different ways you can become a part of our journey.


Membership Types

Season-Ticket Membership

Curate Your Own Membership

Upgraded Membership

Corporate Membership





As part of our ongoing Greening the Abbe campaign, we are always considering the sustainability of the Abbe and we have identified concrete changes that we can make to reduce our carbon footprint. One of these changes is eliminating membership cards. Going forward, all members will simply check-in at the Admissions desk upon arriving at the Museum and a Guest Services Associate will use our membership database to locate your details. Only members who have chosen the to receive free admission to museums in the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) Program as an Additional Abbe Benefit (only applicable with certain membership levels) will receive an Abbe membership card. 

You can visit us to become a member!

Stop by the Abbe Museum during our visiting hours and a Guest Services Associate will help you become a member at the level of your choice. Use your receipt to enjoy the benefits of membership that same day, and your complete membership materials will be mailed to you.

You can call us to become a member!

Call the Abbe Museum at (207) 288-3519 and ask for Jill Sawyer or the Abbe Shop. Please be ready with your Visa or Mastercard.


Questions & Other Membership Info

If you have questions about membership, please ask! Send an email to or call (207) 288-3519.

Memberships are renewable annually and contributions are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by current law. Most Abbe Museum members also choose to further support the museum through volunteering or contributions to the Annual Fund. To learn more about these programs please follow the links at the top left of this page.

The list of museums participating in the North American Reciprocal Museums program (NARM) can be found here.

If you would like to reserve the Membership Lounge for a meeting, please visit the Abbe Shop, or call us at (207) 288-3519. The Membership Lounge can only be reserved for free during the regular open hours of the Abbe Museum. If you wish to rent the Membership Lounge or other spaces of the Abbe Museum for an event, please contact Heather Anderson, Director of Development, at (207) 288-3519 or


Dial: (207) 288-3519


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