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How to Join or Renew

Online

To Renew: Log in to your My Athenæum Profile. Once logged, in select "Renew."

To Join: Create a My Athenaeum Profile. Once logged in, select "Join."

By Phone

Call Membership at (617) 720-7604 for assistance.

Through the Mail

Download, print, and complete an application, and mail it to the address below. We are happy to send a membership form and an addressed, postage-paid envelope for your convenience.  Request one at membership@bostonathenaeum.org.

Membership Office
Boston Athenæum
10½ Beacon Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02108

Levels and Pricing

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Young Individual Membership
$310 per year
 

Entitles one cardholder aged 35 or younger all of the full benefits of membership and any dependents 22 or younger living within the same household may also be added to a Young Patron Individual Membership.

 
Young Family Membership
 

$375 per year

Entitles up to two adult cardholders aged 35 or younger and any dependents 22 or younger living within the same household all of the full benefits of membership.

Additional cards can be issued for any nannies or caregivers who accompany members of the household to the Athenæum.

 
Individual Membership
 

$460 per year

Entitles one cardholder all of the full benefits of membership and any dependents 22 or younger living within the same household may also be added to an Individual Membership.

 
Family Membership
 

$525 per year

Entitles up to two adult cardholders and any dependents 22 or under living within the same household all of the full benefits of membership.

Additional cards can be issued for any nannies or others who accompany members of the household to the Athenæum.

 

Installment Billing

We now offer an option to divide the annual cost of membership over twelve months when paying by credit card. Please contact the Membership office for details. 

(617) 720-7604

membership@bostonathenaeum.org

Institutional Membership

$1250 per year; $1100 for non-profit organizations
Entitles up to three employees or affiliates of a non-profit or for-profit institution to all of the full benefits of membership.
A limited number of additional cards may be purchased at a reduced rate of $100 per card.
 
To purchase an institutional membership please contact the Membership Office directly.
 
 
Membership dues are not tax-deductible.