Membership

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Portland Japanese Garden members enjoy free year-round admission to the Garden, in addition to free and/or discounted admission to Garden lectures, workshops, exhibitions and festivals. Garden Members get exclusive access to the Garden during member-only hours and events, as well as discounts on additional tickets, the Gift Shop, and even local attractions and restaurants.

Dual Membership: $75

  • Two membership cards*
  • Fully tax-deductible

PURCHASE DUAL MEMBERSHIP

Individual / Senior Membership: $55

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

PURCHASE INDIVIDUAL/SENIOR MEMBERSHIP

Student Membership: $40

  • One membership card*
  • Fully tax-deductible

PURCHASE STUDENT MEMBERSHIP

Household / Family Membership: $95

  • Two membership cards*
  • 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)

PURCHASE HOUSEHOLD/FAMILY MEMBERSHIP

Patron: $200 or $16.60 per month

  • Three Membership cards*
  • 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
  • One complimentary Individual Gift Membership per year, valid for new memberships only
  • $115 tax-deductible

PURCHASE PATRON MEMBERSHIP

Steward: $600 or $50 per month

  • Four Membership cards*
  • 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
  • Two complimentary Individual Gift Memberships per year, valid for new memberships only
  • $430 tax-deductible

PURCHASE STEWARD MEMBERSHIP

*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 issues 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
  • Tripod fee waived
  • 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

  • Photographer Memberships are designed especially for professional and amateur photographers. Photographer benefits last for the duration of your membership and are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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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.