Membership

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Rediscover the Garden again and again by becoming a member of the 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.

Turn Your Ticket Into a Garden Membership Today

You can apply your general admission ticket toward a Garden membership. This offer is valid within seven days of ticket use. Please call (503) 796-9180 to redeem this offer.

Membership Types

$55

INDIVIDUAL/SENIOR MEMBERSHIP

  • One membership card with unlimited free admission*
  • Fully tax-deductible
  • Seniors (65+ receive two additional one-time use complimentary tickets; five with a two-year membership)
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$40

STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

  • One membership card with unlimited free admission*
  • Fully tax-deductible
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$75

Dual Membership

  • Two membership cards with unlimited free admission*
  • Fully tax-deductible
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$95

Household/Family Membership

  • Two membership cards with unlimited free admission*
  • Free admission for eight children, 18 and under
  • Fully tax-deductible
  • Seniors (65+ receive two additional one-time use complimentary tickets; five with a two-year membership)
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$200

Patron

  • Three membership cards with unlimited free admission*
  • Free admission for eight children, 18 and under
  • Two additional one-time use complimentary tickets
  • Invitation to Twilight Hours in June, July, and August
  • Evergreen monthly auto-pay available for $16.60 per month
  • One complimentary Individual Gift Membership per year, valid for new memberships only
  • $115 tax-deductible
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$600

Steward

  • Four membership cards with unlimited free admission*
  • Photographer benefits included
  • Free admission for eight children, 18 and under
  • 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
  • $430 tax-deductible
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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 $20 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. A maximum of five member/guest cards may be added to each membership.


Member Benefits

Access to the Garden

Member Only Access

Subscriptions and Discounts

  • Subscription to The Garden Path Magazine
  • 20% discount at Bamboo Sushi. (Offer valid with current Portland Japanese Garden membership card at time of payment. Up to $20 maximum discount per table, per visit.)
  • Free admission to Lan Su Chinese Garden in November
  • 20% discount when purchasing additional admission tickets
  • 10% discount at the Garden Gift Shop (in-store and online)
  • Save 10% on your second year of membership when you sign up for a two-year 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.