Needham History Center & Museum Needham History Center & Museum, Needham Massachusetts 02492

North American Reciprocal Museum Program


    North American Reciprocal Museum Program

    COVID-19 Update:

    Although the indoor facilities of most museums are currently closed, most plan to reopen over the summer. Currently, museums with outdoor facilities – trails, gardens, etc – have opened these areas for visitors (see the list, below).  Because of density restrictions, you might need a timed ticket.  Please visit the museum’s website for details.

    What is NARM?

    NARM is the North American Reciprocal Museum Association.

    We are very pleased to provide this exciting new benefit for our members!  NARM extends your membership investment all across America.  By joining the Needham History Center & Museum at the NARM level ($100 or above), you are also given membership benefits in the nearly 1200 other NARM institutions nationwide, including 67 in Massachusetts. Benefits include Free membership admission during regular museum hours; Member discounts at museum gift shops; and Discounts on concert/lecture tickets (check with museum – some exclusions apply).  And the numbers continue to grow!

    See the NARM website (narmassociation. org) for details and the complete list of participating organizations. Or call Gloria for the details (781-455-8860 /

    Become a Member Now!

    Here are just a few of the museums in the NARM program ~

    Discovery Museums, Acton
    Peabody Essex Museum, Salem
    Clark Art Institute, Williamstown
    Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge
    The Mount, Lenox
    New Bedford Whaling Museum
    Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton
    Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge
    DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln
    Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton
    Fruitlands Museum, Harvard
    Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield
    Worcester Art Museum

    These museums have outdoor or garden facilities that are currently open for visitors.  See their websites for schedules and details ~

    The Old Manse, Concord
    The Mount, Lenox
    The House of the Seven Gables, Salem
    DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln
    Fruitlands, Harvard
    Heritage Museum and Gardens, Sandwich
    Naumkeag, Stockbridge
    Chesterwood, Stockbridge
    Berkshire Botanical Gardens, Stockbridge
    Crane Estate at Castle Hill, Ipswich

    Become a Member Now!