Get Involved


Our memberships, admissions, and gift shop sales do raise funds for collection care, exhibits, and education programs, but they do not raise them all. Your special gift makes a big difference. Donations can be made in person, over the phone, through mail, and on our website and Facebook pages. Your donation may be tax deductible. Thank you! 

Become a member:

Tax deductible memberships include:
*Free unlimited admission
*One time guest passes included with membership
*20% off gift shop purchases
*Exclusive member-only events
*Discounts on museum programs & classes
*Voting privileges
Membership Levels:
Annual Individual Membership: $25 (3 Guest Passes Yearly)
Annual Couple Membership: $40 (4 Guest Passes Yearly)
Annual Family Membership: $50 (4 Guest Passes Yearly)
Sustaining Membership: $100 (builds to Patron & Founder status/5 Guest Passes Yearly)
Patron Membership: $500 (Free Lifetime Admission/Name in Museum/10 Guest Passes Yearly)
Founder Membership: $1,000 (Free Lifetime Admission/Name in Museum/15 Guest Passes Yearly)


You can make a difference, while having fun and meeting new people! Call us today!

Become a Sponsor:

The Runestone Museum is a community funded organization. We invite you to become a Sponsor and help the museum provide community programs and services to preserve our past and inform our future.
As a Sponsor, your organization or company will receive:

Runestone Sponsors: $250+ Our heartfelt thanks and appreciation! (Recognition in specific printed program materials and in specific program marketing, and museum newsletter)

History LIVE Sponsors: $500+ (Runestone Sponsor benefits plus acknowledgement on our electronic lobby Sponsor Screen, in advertising materials and on our website & 15 guest passes)

Education Programming Sponsor: $1,000+ (History Live Sponsor Benefits plus recognition in Education Programming Materials and and additional 15 Guest Passes)

Exhibit Sponsor: $3,000+ (Education Programming Sponsor Benefits plus plaque next to sponsored exhibit and all exhibit advertising materials. Free employee admission during one week of the year)