Membership

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Support the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center today!

Members receive a 10% discount on museum shop purchases and free admission to the Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site and Interpretive Center.

You may join online or Print and complete the membership form. Mail it and fax it to (631) 427 - 5247 to us with your payment. We accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express.

Send to:

Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site
246 Old Walt Whitman Road
West Hills, NY 11746-4148

Or call (631) 427-5240 to request a membership form.

Our memberships available online are:

  • INDIVIDUAL ($30) - Free admission to Walt Whitman Birthplace and Interpretive Center. Annual subscription to Starting from Paumanok, seasonal newsletter. Free admission/substantial discounts for all programs held. Invitations to special events.
  • STUDENT, SENIOR (62+) OR TEACHER ($20) - Free admission to Walt Whitman Birthplace and Interpretive Center. Annual subscription to Starting from Paumanok, seasonal newsletter. Free admission/substantial discounts for all programs held. Invitations to special events. (May require verification of eligibility)
  • FAMILY ($40) - 2 adults & children/grandchildren. Free admission to Walt Whitman Birthplace and Interpretive Center. Annual subscription to Starting from Paumanok,seasonal newsletter. Free admission/substantial discounts on programs held. Invites to special events.
  • FRIEND ($50) - All the above benefits plus: Placement of your book in the museum gift shop.
  • PATRON ($100) -All the above benefits plus: Your name printed in our newsletter, Starting from Paumanok
  • SPONSOR ($250) - All the above benefits plus: Best of the Best American Poetry, 25th Anniversary Edition, by Editor/Poet David Lehman
  • ASSOCIATE ($500) - All the above benefits plus: Behind the Scenes tour with our Curator for you and five guests, 10% discount for site rentals for personal poetry readings or social events
  • BENEFACTOR ($1000) - All the above benefits plus: WWBA Poet in Residence’s Book & Broadside
  • POETS CIRCLE ($2500) - All the above benefits plus: Invitation to Trustee dinner with annual Poet in Residence, Name inscribed on museum wall plaque, Gilt-edged hardback edition of Leaves of Grass

All  memberships are also available through the downloadable membership form below. Simply click on Membership Form link and follow directions on form.

Thank you!