Join MNA as a member and become part of inspiring a sense of love and responsibility for the beauty, diversity, and cultural heritage of the Colorado Plateau. Your generosity provides essential support for our exhibitions and educational programs. As a member of the Museum, you are making a statement that you recognize the impact and value of this unique place of learning. Enjoy a deeper relationship with MNA and receive special benefits including free admission to the Museum, invitations to member-exclusive events, discounts on selected shop items and more. We look forward to welcoming you to the MNA community.

To become even more involved, join the Plateau Society at a membership level of $500 or more. This unique group of members support the Museum’s research, collections, exhibits, educational programs, and general operations.

If you have any questions about a membership, contact our membership office by calling 928.774.5211, ext. 219 or email

Membership levels

Painted Desert - $70

  • Subscription to the MNA newsletter, Museum Notes, and e-Notes monthly emails
  • Free admission for two adults and children/grandchildren age 17 and under
  • 10% discount on selected items at the Museum Shop
  • Invitation to members only previews


Sunset Crater - $100

    All the benefits of Painted Desert membership plus:

  • Subscription to MNA’s magazine Plateau: The Land and People of the Colorado Plateau


Canyonlands - $150

    All the benefits of Sunset Crater membership plus:

  • Admission to more than 1,000 museums through the North American Reciprocal Museums Program


Chaco - $300

    All the benefits of Canyonlands membership plus:

  • Two guest admissions to behind-the-scenes Collection Tours
  • 20% discount on MNA’s technical and popular publications by mail


Plateau Society-Black Mesa - $500

    All the benefits of Chaco membership plus:

  • Free Painted Desert Affiliate membership for a new member
  • Invitation to an annual Plateau Society event
  • Recognition in MNA’s newsletter, Museum Notes


Plateau Society-Kaibab - $1,000

    All the benefits of Black Mesa membership plus:

  • Gift of a MNA publication


Plateau Society-Mesa Verde - $2,500

    All the benefits of Kaibab membership plus:

  • Invitation to tour new exhibits with Museum staff
  • Opportunity to meet with research staff members and learn about on-going projects


Plateau Society-Grand Canyon - $5,000

    All the benefits of Mesa Verde membership plus:

  • Unlimited free admission for guests accompanying you to the Museum
  • Dinner with the Museum Director


Gift Membership

Share the Museum of Northern Arizona with family, friends, colleagues and clients! Membership is an ideal gift for birthdays, holidays and other special occasions. When you purchase a gift membership, your recipient will receive a greeting packet recognizing you as the gift-giver. Purchase a gift membership online by selecting the gift option when you check out.