Membership

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Learn more about the many benefits available with a membership.

Rediscover the Garden again and again by becoming a member of Portland Japanese Garden. Members enjoy special access to the Garden and its festivals, seminars, and workshops, as well as special discounts.

All members enjoy: unlimited free admission, member-only hours and events, early access to tickets and reservations, free or reduced admission to Garden events, discounts at the Garden Gift Shop, and more.

Membership Types

$60

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

  • One membership card with unlimited free admission*
  • Fully tax-deductible
  • Seniors (65+) receive one free month of membership
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$45

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

  • One membership card with unlimited free admission*
  • Fully tax-deductible
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$85

Dual Membership

  • Two membership cards with unlimited free admission*
  • Fully tax-deductible
  • Seniors (65+) receive one free month of membership
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$110

Household/Family Membership

  • Two membership cards with unlimited free admission*
  • Free admission for up to eight children, under 18
  • Fully tax-deductible
  • Seniors (65+) receive one free month of membership
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$225

Patron

  • Three membership cards with unlimited free admission*
  • Free admission for up to eight children, under 18
  • Two additional one-time use complimentary tickets
  • Invitation to Twilight Hours in June, July, and August
  • Evergreen monthly auto-pay available for $18.75 per month
  • One complimentary Individual Gift Membership per year, valid for new memberships only
  • $131 tax-deductible
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$600

Steward

  • Four membership cards with unlimited free admission*
  • Photographer benefits included
  • Free admission for up to eight children, under 18
  • Four additional one-time use complimentary tickets
  • Invitation to additional exclusive events
  • Invitation to Twilight Hours in June, July, and August
  • Evergreen monthly auto-pay available for $50 per month
  • Two complimentary Individual Gift Memberships per year, valid for new memberships only
  • $412 tax-deductible
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Gift Membership

The Membership Gift Card comes in an elegant gift packet and can be mailed to the giver or the recipient. The membership can then be activated at any point by the recipient using the Membership Gift Card over the phone, online, or at the Garden. Available in select denominations online or for any membership amount by calling us at (503) 796-9180.

Note: Gift cards are not available for same-day use. Gift cards are mailed free to the address indicated.

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 *Additional Membership Cards

For only slightly more than the cost of an admission ticket, you can purchase member or guest cards to supplement your membership for $25 each. These additional cards can either add a named individual to your account or be issued to a general “guest.” Guest cards may be used only when accompanied by a member named on the account. There is a maximum of five total members/guests on each membership.


Premium Membership Levels

Golden Crane Society

  • Members of the Golden Crane Society are Portland Japanese Garden’s most generous annual donors, helping more than 350,000 visitors each year to enjoy the beauty of the Garden and to enrich their lives by exploring the riches and wisdom of Japanese art and culture.

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Global Ambassadors

  • Global Ambassadors is a special membership category designed to recognize our supporters around the world who live more than 100 miles from the Garden. Becoming a Global Ambassador helps us pursue and develop cultural and education programs, which serves visitors and professionals from across the globe.

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Photographer Membership

  • Portland Japanese Garden Photographer Memberships are designed especially for professional and amateur photographers and includes all the benefits of membership, including invitations to special Photographer Member hours, permission to sell photographs of the Garden for commercial, advertising, or promotional purposes, and more!

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Membership Questions

If you have any questions regarding membership, please view the Membership Help/FAQ page or contact the membership department by email or calling 503-796-9180.

Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. Memberships are not permitted for commercial or business use; please contact us about Corporate Memberships.