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Volunteer Benefits

As a volunteer with the Smithsonian Associates, you will receive the following benefits:
  1. Complimentary tickets from time to time for selected Smithsonian Associates programs, and Wolf Trap and WPAS performances
  2. Discounted admission to various museums around the world
  3. Reduced rate at public Smithsonian eateries
  4. Access to staff-only cafeterias where food is already sold at a discounted rate
  5. 20% discount at all Smithsonian Enterprises Museum Stores
  6. One free IMAX, Planetarium or Butterfly Pavilion ticket per week at the lowest public reduced rate, subject to availability (does not include special feature commercial movies)
  7. Free admission to the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York
  8. Invitations to enrichment training opportunities and special behind-the-scenes tours of Smithsonian and non-Smithsonian museums and exhibitions
  9. Reduced volunteer rate on a Smithsonian National Membership
  10. 20% discount at and the Smithsonian Catalogue
  11. A library card for Smithsonian libraries
  12. Use of the physical fitness facility at the National Air and Space Museum
  13. Access to the Smithsonian Emergency Alert system
  14. 20% discount at the National Gallery of Art Museum Stores
  15. Reduced rate at the National Gallery of Art public food facilities
  16. Eligibility to join the Agriculture Federal Credit Union (AFCU)