Become a Member

Become a Cranbrook House & Gardens Auxiliary member today and help us preserve one of the region’s most treasured National Historic Landmarks. Experience free access to Cranbrook House & Gardens, American Horticultural Society Reciprocal Admission Program benefits at 330+ gardens throughout North America, and plenty of volunteer opportunities from gardening to event planning. 

Membership Levels & Benefits*

Your 2021 membership will be effective through June 30, 2022.

Student/Master Gardener Trainees - Free

  • Free admission on Cranbrook House general tours.
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at 330+ gardens throughout North America.
  • Discounts on select events such as Holiday Splendor, Steinway Piano Recitals, and Yoga in the Gardens.
  • Opportunity to volunteer as a docent, gardener, and more. 
  • Listing in the membership directory.

Senior - $50

  • Free admission on Cranbrook House general tours.
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at 330+ gardens throughout North America.
  • Discounts on select events such as Holiday Splendor, Steinway Piano Recitals, and Yoga in the Gardens.
  • Opportunity to volunteer as a docent, gardener, and more. 
  • Listing in the membership directory.

Friend - $60

  • Free admission on Cranbrook House general tours.
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at 330+ gardens throughout North America.
  • Discounts on select events such as Holiday Splendor, Steinway Piano Recitals, and Yoga in the Gardens.
  • Opportunity to volunteer as a docent, gardener, and more. 
  • Listing in the membership directory.

Group - $60

  • Volunteer opportunities for members of one organization.
  • Listing in the membership directory.

Dual - $90

  • All the benefits of a Friend level membership, for two members.
Cranbrook House & Gardens Mothers Day Tour and Tea 2016 - Two Guests

Partner - $125

All the benefits of a Dual level membership, plus:

  • Two general admission tickets to Cranbrook House for your guests.

All Access - $250

All the benefits of a Partner level membership, plus:

  • Free general admission to Cranbrook Art Museum and Cranbrook Institute of Science.

Patron - $500

All the benefits of an All Access level membership, plus:

  • One private tour of Cranbrook House for up to 10 guests.

Benefactor - $1,000

All the benefits of a Patron level membership, plus:

  • One private tour of Cranbrook House & Gardens for up to 10 guests.

Life - $1,500**

All the benefits of a Benefactor level membership, plus:

  • Two general admission tickets to all paid events.

For more information or to purchase a Cranbrook House & Gardens Auxiliary membership over the phone, please call 248.645.3149. You may also email us with any questions at houseandgardens@cranbrook.edu.

*Membership pricing is per year, with the exception of the Life Level, which is a one-time commitment. Members who volunteer 50 hours or more of service during our fiscal year (July 1 through June 30) are eligible to waive their membership dues (up to the Friend Level) the following fiscal year. Volunteers may alternatively receive a $60 credit to apply towards an upgraded level of membership. Cranbrook Art Museum and Cranbrook Institute of Science benefits apply to general admission only. 

**Complimentary private tour and free passes available only during the first year of Life level membership. 

Explore Cranbrook Membership

Give or enjoy a year of memorable experiences and unparalleled access to art, architecture, science, and nature for $110! 

The Explore Cranbrook Membership includes free general admission for one named member and one guest, and all children under 18 living in the member’s household to:

  • Cranbrook Art Museum
  • Cranbrook Institute of Science’s permanent collections
  • Cranbrook House & Gardens’ regularly scheduled tours
  • One walking tour of campus, provided by the Cranbrook Center for Collections & Research (two dates available)

To learn more about the Explore Cranbrook membership or to purchase a gift membership, click here or call 248.645.3333 or 248.645.3245. You can also purchase a membership for yourself or a loved one at either Cranbrook Art Museum or Cranbrook Institute of Science.

Please allow 10 business days for processing.

Explore Cranbrook Header Photo Credits From Left to Right
Europa and the Bull at Cranbrook Art Museum. Photo by PD Rearick (CAA Photography '10)

Cranbrook House Library. Photo by James Haefner.

Black Beauty at Cranbrook Institute of Science.

Red Bridge in the Japanese Garden at Cranbrook House & Gardens. Photo by Eric Franchy.