Become a Member

Bartram’s Garden is a place to grow and belong.

Our members, in turn, help Bartram’s Garden grow so that we can connect with more people and share the many joys of our green space, as well as its abundant learning opportunities.

Become a Member today and start enjoying these benefits right away;

  • Unlimited regular tour admission
  • Unlimited access to our monthly Little Explorers and Homeschooler Days children’s programs as long as you RSVP in advance**
  • 10% discount on plants and Garden Shop items, plus 20% discount on Patriot Harbor Lines’ Schuylkill River cruises to Bartram’s Garden
  • Discounts on workshops
  • Admission to members-only plant sale previews and special events
  • Reciprocal admission benefits to over 270 participating gardens through the American Horticultural Society

*The number of free admissions you can use on any given visit is is based on member level—listed below—and is shown on your member card. Members may bring guests, and guests need not be related to the card holder. 

**There is no fee for adults or infants under 12 months of age.


Support the Garden as a Leadership Member and you will also receive:

  • Invitations to special receptions
  • 10% on children’s party rentals*
  • Discount on private children’s group activities**
  • Free admission to Bartram’s Garden workshops and discounts on workshops hosted with partner organizations
  • For members at the Botanist Level ($275) and above, we will place a custom brick in our courtyard, which you can use to commemorate a milestone or honor a loved one.

*Children’s parties must be reserved and are subject to availability. Please contact Leslie Gale at 

**Private programs must be reserved and are offered at a discounted rate of $5 per child, $75 minimum charge. Please contact Leslie Gale at 

Membership Levels

$40 Gardener

Benefits for 1 person.

$60 Seed Saver

Benefits for 2 people.

$75 Family

Benefits for 4 people.

Leadership Member Levels

$120 Family and Friends

Benefits for 6 people, free workshops for 2 people, plus invitations for 2 to leadership member receptions.

$275 Botanist

Benefits for 8 people, free workshops for 4 people, invitations for 4 people to leadership member receptions, a commemorative brick and recognition in publications.

$500 Explorer

Botanist benefits plus reception invitations for 6, a second commemorative brick, and a private house and garden group tour.

$1,000 Collector

Explorer benefits, plus reception invitations for 6, three bricks, and Bartram-themed botanic print.

$2,500 Sponsor

Collector benefits plus reception invitations for 10, four bricks, and a private group tour with our head gardener or curator.