Support Education for our Community

The museums are able to provide free family programs, fascinating exhibitions, and special events because of the generous support of The Friends of the Kenosha Public Museums. Your membership makes a difference in the community.

Member Benefits

Membership in The Friends of the Kenosha Public Museums includes the following benefits at all three museums: Kenosha Public Museum, Civil War Museum and Dinosaur Discovery Museum.

  • Free admission to the Civil War Museum ongoing exhibition The Fiery Trial and the 360° movie Seeing the Elephant
  • Invitations to members-only events
  • Advance notice of special exhibitions, programs and workshops
  • Discounts on workshops and programs
  • 10% off purchases in all three gift shops
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Membership Levels

Family Membership – $50

All member benefits for two adults plus children, ages 17 and under, who live in the same household as the member or who are grandchildren of the member (Active Military Family Membership – $40)

Patron Membership – $80

All member benefits plus:

  • Invitations to “museums Behind the Scenes” events
  • Complimentary Caregiver membership add-on
  • Free or reduced admission to more than 1,000 museums through NARM (North American Museum Association) – click here for a list of participating museums

Sponsor Membership – $175

All Patron Membership benefits plus:

Individual Membership – $30: All regular member benefits for one adult

Dual Membership – $40: All regular member benefits for two adults

Individual Senior, Student, or Active Military Membership – $25: All regular member benefits for one adult

Your Support Helps Us Grow


Contribute to the Annual Fund
Your unrestricted gift supports day-to-day operations at the Kenosha Public Museums, and keeps all three museums open and accessible to the community.

Donate Online

Send a donation in the mail to:
Kenosha Public Museum
5500 First Avenue
Kenosha, WI 53140

Make a donation over the phone:
(262) 653-4140

Buy a Jubilee Brick
The Jubilee Anniversary Terrace is prominently situated on First Avenue just south of the Kenosha Public Museum entrance. It is a gathering place for museum visitors and students. Your Jubilee Brick donation goes directly back to the museums to support exhibitions and educational programs.

Buy a Veterans Brick

Honor a veteran or soldier by adding his or her name to the Veterans Memorial at the Civil War Museum, adjacent to the Veterans Memorial Gallery.

Make a Gift to the Kenosha Public Museums Foundation

Be a part of a vibrant future and the continued educational and cultural enrichment of our community by supporting the Kenosha Public Museums. Your cash gift of any amount ensures a strong foundation for all three museums. Gifts of securities and stocks are also welcome.

Estate Gifts and Bequests

An estate gift ensures the future of the Kenosha Public Museums for generations and leaves a personal legacy that enriches the Kenosha community.

Call the development manager at (262) 653-4407 for more informaiton.

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