Membership

Make it Official: Become a card-carrying Gearhead Museum Member

By becoming an official 2018 Gearhead Member with the California Automobile Museum, you are taking the first step toward celebrating the expansion and success of this growing museum.

All of our membership levels include the following benefits.

  • Unlimited admission to our museum for one year
  • Enrollment in the Automotive Museum Group (AMG), with admission privileges at the Petersen Automotive Museum in downtown LA, the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky, the World of Speed outside Portland, Oregon, and the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo (near the Los Angeles International Airport)
  • Collectible member pin and personalized Gearhead card
  • Online member newsletter (paper newsletter available upon request)
  • 10% discount on merchandise at our Gearhead Gift Shop
  • Discounts on classes, workshops, and our Cruisefest
  • Invitations to exclusive members-only events at the Museum

Gearhead Membership makes a great gift for the car or history lover in your life! Just indicate that you are purchasing a gift membership when you sign up, and we’ll send you a gift certificate to give the car (or history) lover in your life!

Membership Levels

  • $49 for an individual membership (All the above benefits for one adult)
    • $39 for Seniors 65+
  • $59 for a companion membership (All above benefits for two adults)
    • $47 for seniors 65+
  • $75 for a family membership (All above benefits for two adults and all children under 18)
    • $60 for seniors 65+

Take Your Support to the Next Level!

Executive Level Membership $150

When you decide to join or renew, we invite you to consider our Executive Level.  This membership’s benefits includes:

  • Bring two free guests to the museum every time you visit!
  • Enrollment in two reciprocal programs: North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) and Reciprocal Organization of Association Museums (ROAM), which give you free admission to over 800 Museums across the continent. (See list of museums below.)
  • 10 complimentary Museum passes (upon request only, not tax-deductible).

See the list of museums participating in NARM
See the list of museums participating in ROAM

Upper Tier membership levels

Chrome Level Membership $500

All the benefits of executive membership, plus…

  • 4 additional guests, when accompanied by member (6 total)
  • 10% off basic event rentals
  • Name recognition in a prominent spot in the Museum
  • Two tickets to a fundraising event (not including our annual benefit dinner)

Brass Level Membership $1,000

All the benefits of Chrome Membership, plus…

  • 4 additional guests, when accompanied by member (10 total)
  • Two tickets to our annual benefit dinner