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, reciprocal admission benefits throughout North America, and plenty of volunteer opportunities from gardening to event planning. 

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FREE Admission

Free admission to Cranbrook House & Gardens for general public tours and visits.

Special Event Discounts

Discounts on select programs, events and tours offered throughout the year.

Reciprocal Admissions

Free or discounted admission to about 300 AHS RAP gardens nationwide.

Volunteer Opportunities

Opportunity to become a Cranbrook House & Gardens Auxiliary volunteer.

Membership Levels*

Life - $1,000
  • One private tour of Cranbrook House & Gardens for up to 10 guests.
  • Free admission to Cranbrook Art Museum and Cranbrook Institute of Science.
  • Two general admission tickets to Cranbrook House for your guests.
  • Benefits apply to two members.
  • Free admission on Cranbrook House general tours.
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at 320 gardens throughout North America.
  • Discounts on select events such as Holiday Splendor and Yoga in the Gardens.
  • Opportunity to volunteer as a docent, gardener, and more. 
Benefactor - $500
  • One private tour of Cranbrook House for up to 10 guests.
  • Free admission to Cranbrook Art Museum and Cranbrook Institute of Science.
  • Two general admission tickets to Cranbrook House for your guests.
  • Benefits apply to two members.
  • Free admission on Cranbrook House general tours.
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at 320 gardens throughout North America.
  • Discounts on select events such as Holiday Splendor and Yoga in the Gardens.
  • Opportunity to volunteer as a docent, gardener, and more. 
Patron - $250
  • Free admission to Cranbrook Art Museum and Cranbrook Institute of Science.
  • Two general admission tickets to Cranbrook House for your guests.
  • Benefits apply to two members.
  • Free admission on Cranbrook House general tours.
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at 320 gardens throughout North America.
  • Discounts on select events such as Holiday Splendor and Yoga in the Gardens.
  • Opportunity to volunteer as a docent, gardener, and more. 
Contributing - $125
  • Two general admission tickets to Cranbrook House for your guests.
  • Benefits apply to two members.
  • Free admission on Cranbrook House general tours.
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at 320 gardens throughout North America.
  • Discounts on select events such as Holiday Splendor and Yoga in the Gardens.
  • Opportunity to volunteer as a docent, gardener, and more. 
Dual - $90
  • Benefits apply to two members.
  • Free admission on Cranbrook House general tours.
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at 320 gardens throughout North America.
  • Discounts on select events such as Holiday Splendor and Yoga in the Gardens.
  • Opportunity to volunteer as a docent, gardener, and more. 
Group - $60
  • Volunteer opportunities for members of one organization.



     
Friend - $60
  • Free admission on Cranbrook House general tours.
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at 320 gardens throughout North America.
  • Discounts on select events such as Holiday Splendor and Yoga in the Gardens.
  • Opportunity to volunteer as a docent, gardener, and more. 
Senior - $50
  • Free admission on Cranbrook House general tours.
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at 320 gardens throughout North America.
  • Discounts on select events such as Holiday Splendor and Yoga in the Gardens.
  • Opportunity to volunteer as a docent, gardener, and more.
Student - Free
  • Free admission on Cranbrook House general tours.
  • Reciprocal admission privileges at 320 gardens throughout North America.
  • Discounts on select events such as Holiday Splendor and Yoga in the Gardens.
  • Opportunity to volunteer as a docent, gardener, and more.

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. 


Reciprocal admissions photo of The American Horse at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park.