1) Premium Events are defined as any special event that requires visitors to pay a fee that is higher than General Admission. Many Premium Events take place throughout the site, so no General Admission option is available on those days and ALL visitors on site are required to pay the Premium Event Admission. 
 
2) Some exclusions may apply. Download a list of Passport Program participants and restrictions here.
 
You can join or renew online
in just a few minutes, while you're visiting at the NCTM (either in the Gift Station or Barber Junction Visitor Center), or by calling 704-636-2889, ext. 224. You may also print and mail this form with your payment to: NCTMF Membership, PO Box 69, Spencer, NC 28159.

Please note that effective January 1, 2015, in accordance with N.C. General Statute 105-164.4(a)(10), we are required to charge state and county sales tax (effective rate of 7%) on the admission portion of membership dues. 
 
PLUS Membership Options: For larger families or families with additional caregivers, PLUS options allow you to add additional children (ages 3-17 and in the same household) for $10 per child or ONE additional adult (grandparent, babysitter, etc.) for $15 to family-level ONLY memberships. This option is not available online. Please call 704-636-2889 if you would like to add PLUS member to your family-level membership Please note, Switchman and all Brakeman level memberships are not eligible for PLUS memberships.
 
If you have additional questions on the NCTM Membership program, please call Membership Director John Mercer at 704-636-2889, ext. 224 or email membership@nctrans.org.


The museum's membership program is operated by the N.C. Transportation Museum Foundation, a non-profit group that provides support for preservation efforts and educational programs at the museum. A portion of your membership dues may be tax deductible. Please consult your tax preparer.