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Supporters like YOU make up the heart of the Florida Maritime Museum. Thank you for your continued support. 

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MEMBERSHIP

Join a community. Support our Future.

Our members help us in fulfilling our mission to preserve and share Florida's fishing and maritime heritage for future generations.

All Memberships Include: 

  • Advanced notice of upcoming programs, events, and exhibits through our monthly e-newsletter

  • Opportunity to check out books from our research library

  • A 20% discount at the museum gift store, every day

Membership Levels:

Statesman ($25) – Senior Individual Membership (65+)

  • Ability to reserve up to two seats for our seasonal lecture series (must reserve in advance)

  • Invitations for two to private member receptions and events

 

Crew ($30) – Individual Membership

  • Ability to reserve up to two seats for our seasonal lecture series (must reserve in advance)

  • Invitations for two to private member receptions and events

Captain ($100) – Family Membership

  • Ability to reserve up to four seats at our seasonal lecture series (must reserve in advance)

  • Free or discounted admission to 900+ museums with the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) program

  • Free or discounted admission to 80+ museums with the Council of American Maritime Museums (CAMM) reciprocal membership program

  • Invitations for four to private member receptions and events

Admiral ($250) – Family Membership PLUS

  • Ability to reserve up to six seats at our seasonal lecture series (must reserve in advance)

  • Free or discounted admission to 900+ museums with the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) program

  • Free or discounted admission to 80+ museums with the Council of American Maritime Museums (CAMM) reciprocal membership program

  • Free Florida Maritime Museum mug

  • Invitations for six to private member receptions and events

Patron Level

  • For those wishing to demonstrate a higher level of philanthropic support, we encourage you to make a donation at the Patron Level. Contact the museum at (941) 708-6120 for details.

Until further notice, if you would like to become a member, please download the membership form
and mail it with your payment to:  
Florida Maritime Museum, P.O. Box 100, Cortez, FL 34215

We will process your membership once the museum re-opens so you don't miss out on any of your benefits. Thank you for your support!

VOLUNTEER

Volunteers at the Florida Maritime Museum play a crucial role in keeping the museum running ship shape. Come join our voyage of guiding visitors through Florida’s fishing and maritime history. The Florida Maritime Museum has a variety of volunteer opportunities including, but not limited to:

  • Docents

  • Assisting with gardening/landscaping

  • Educational Programming

  • Special Events

  • Gift Store

  • Collections

 

Have other hobbies, skills, or interests? Let us know and we would love to find the perfect fit for you!

Florida Maritime Museum is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

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Florida Maritime Museum, ​​Historical Resources Department for the Office of Ms. Angelina Colonneso, 
Manatee County Clerk of Circuit Court and Comptroller

4415 119th Street West, P.O. Box 100, Cortez, FL 34215  |  (941) 708-6120  |  fmminfo@manateeclerk.com