Membership

Join or Renew

Rediscover the Garden again and again by becoming a member. As a member, you receive many benefits including unlimited free admission, special access to the Garden and its festivals, seminars, and workshops, as well as exclusive discounts.

Our membership program is also a great way to support our mission to bring the ideals of Portland Japanese Garden to the world: art of craft, connection to nature, and experience of peace.

All Membership Levels Include:

Member Only Access

  • Member hours every day from Thursday – Monday, 8:00-10:00 am (closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays)
  • Member Events
  • Garden Workshops
  • Exclusive exhibition access for all Art Exhibitions

Member Discounts

  • 10% discount at the Gift Shop
  • Free or discounted admission to Garden Events
  • 20% discount when purchasing additional admission tickets for guests

Membership Types

$60

INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

  • 12-month membership to the Garden for one adult
  • Fully tax-deductible

PURCHASE INDIVIDUAL MEMBERSHIP

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$85

Dual Membership

  • 12-month membership to the Garden for two adults
  • Fully tax-deductible

*Dual-level memberships are customizable and include the option to add up to three additional members or guests.

PURCHASE DUAL MEMBERSHIP

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$110

Household Membership

  • 12-month membership to the Garden for two adults
  • Free admission for up to eight children, under 18 years of age
  • Fully tax-deductible

*Household-level memberships are customizable and include the option to add up to three additional members or guests.

PURCHASE HOUSEHOLD MEMBERSHIP

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$225

Patron

  • 12-month membership to the Garden for three adults
  • Free admission for up to eight children, under 18
  • Two additional one-time use complimentary tickets
  • Invitation to Twilight Hours
  • Evergreen monthly auto-pay available for $18.75 per month
  • One complimentary Individual Gift Membership per year, valid for new memberships only
  • A portion of the membership fee is tax-deductible

*Patron level memberships are customizable and include the option to add up to two additional members or guests.

PURCHASE PATRON MEMBERSHIP

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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
  • Evergreen monthly auto-pay available for $50 per month
  • Two complimentary Individual Gift Memberships per year, valid for new memberships only
  • A portion of the membership fee is tax-deductible

*Steward level memberships are customizable and include the option to add up to one additional member or guests.

PURCHASE STEWARD MEMBERSHIP

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$45

Student Membership

  • 12-month membership to the Garden for one student with a valid ID
  • Fully tax-deductible
  • Student level memberships are customizable by choosing to add up to four additional adults*

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Specialty Memberships

Moon Bridge Membership

Moon Bridge Memberships are available to Oregon and Southwest Washington families receiving public income-related assistance.

MOON BRIDGE MEMBERSHIP

Evergreen Members

Our Evergreen program provides Patron and Steward level members with the option to establish automatic monthly payments to a credit card or checking account. They are the easiest way for you to ensure that Portland Japanese Garden thrives through the change of every season. To sign up contact us at (503) 796-9180.

Photographer Membership

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.

PHOTOGRAPHER MEMBERSHIP

Gateway Member

Gateway Members is a designation of membership as a special thanks to those who maintained Membership through the Garden’s historic period of expansion from 2016 – 2017.

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.