Let your cultural journey begin here!

Become a part of the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum family and enjoy free regular admission to the Museum, free or reduced admission to all of our programs, an informative quarterly newsletter, and discounts in our one-of-a-kind gift shop. Memberships start at just $25.


Become a part of the SDCHM family. Fill out a membership application today!

How do memberships help the museum?

As a nonprofit organization, the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum depends upon the generosity and interest of donors to keep the Museum operating. Each donation helps the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum to fulfill its mission. Since 1996, the Museum has presented over 50 exhibits and participated in over a hundred community events. Support the San Diego Chinese Historical Museum in continuing this excellent service to the community by becoming a member today!

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do I submit a membership application?
Fill out a membership application using the above sign up link and either mail with payment to our museum ( San Diego Chinese Historical Museum, 404 Third Ave, San Diego, CA 92101-6803) or turn in your application in person at the museum
When will I receive my membership card?
Expect to receive your SDCHM Membership cards in the mail 2-3 weeks after purchase. You are still able to use your membership benefits while waiting for your membership card.
Can I purchase a membership online?
At this current moment, we are not able to process memberships online, however we are working very diligently in making this an option in the near future.
How long is my membership good for?
Membership purchases are good for 1 year. After that, one is able to re-new their memberships the same way as purchasing a new membership.
Do you offer any discounts?

At this moment, we have discounts on our individual memberships for:

Students/Educators (with school ID verification): 20$

Seniors (60+): 25$

For any other questions, please stop by the museum and ask us, or email us at info@sdchm.org