Membership Info

The Ocean Isle Museum Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)3 non-profit foundation.  The Foundation supports its two facilities, the Museum of Coastal Carolina in Ocean Isle Beach, NC and Ingram Planetarium in Sunset Beach, NC mainly through admission fees, private donations, community contributions, grants, memberships, and gift shop sales.

Different types of annual memberships are available. You can choose a Single Membership for the Museum of Coastal Carolina or Ingram Planetarium, or you can select a Dual Membership that applies to both facilities. The benefits of each type of membership are shown in the Membership Comparison Chart.

A Dual Membership provides unlimited access to the Museum of Coastal Carolina and Ingram Planetarium, free admission to Lifelong Learning Series and field trips, member previews, newsletters, 10% discount to Nature’s Treasures Gift Shop and Galaxy Gift Shop, and a membership card and window decal.  Additionally, Foundation and Corporate memberships receive a Museum Wall of Fame plaque.  Corporate memberships also receive a 3-hour rental of the Hayden O’Neil Learning Center, twenty admission tickets, and a membership certificate for your business.

Click here for a printable Membership Application Form.