Become a Member

Please note we are in the process of changing our membership model.  See our new Membership FAQ page for more information.   

As a private, nonprofit institution, membership is the fuel that powers Mount Washington Observatory. 

In addition to advancing MWO's mission in weather and climate science, we're happy to offer member benefits to bring you closer to our organization.

Benefits include: 

  • A subscription to our magazine, Windswept
  • Free admission to 300+ science museums through the ASTC Passport Program (restrictions apply; please see the ASTC website for details)
  • Free admission to the Extreme Mount Washington museum
  • A 20% discount on all purchases in our museums and online shop
  • Free tours of our famous mountaintop weather station in summer (Updates to come in 2022)
  • Meteorology and climate research news from the summit of Mount Washington, straight to your inbox
  • Advance notice of special events
  • Check back for more updates as we move forward with new model

Hailing from all around the world, thousands of individuals support this unique nonprofit cause through membership, and we invite you to join the adventure!

Please note:
Memberships are not valid for school field trips or other organized groups (please contact for group rates.)


Stephanie Fitzgerald, Director of Development
(603) 356-2137, ext. 223

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