Join Our Membership

Be a part of the continuing history of America’s oldest working boat shop!

Your membership and participation is crucial to sustaining Lowell’s through its third century of operation.
Established in 1793 and cited as the birthplace of the fishing dory, Lowell’s Boat Shop is a non-profit working museum and National Landmark that is dedicated to preserving and perpetuating the art and craft of wooden boat building.

JOIN TODAY & Experience the Lowell tradition!

All memberships include:

  • Unlimited admission to the Boat Shop
  • 10% discount on classes and merchandise
  • Invitations to Spring Launch and Fall Haul and other special events
  • Rowing on the Merrimack for members on Open Waterfront days*
  • Membership card and LBS oval bumper sticker
  • Join at the Centennial level or above and receive free admission to all Council of American Maritime Museums (CAMM) member museums…basically any museum that focuses on maritime history.

*Rowing is allowed only when waterfront conditions allow. Please check in advance with the boat-shop to make sure the waterfront is open for rowing.

Membership Levels and Benefits
Level Cost
Individual $45 Member benefits for 1 person

(Dual & Family)
$75 Member benefits for 2 adults and their children (under 18)

Centennial $100 Member benefits plus a choice of an LBS hat or 2 LBS Pint Glasses

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Quartermaster $250 Member benefits plus a choice of an LBS hat or 2 LBS Pint Glasses, 2 additional LBS Event Passes and 4 complimentary LBS Admission Passes

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Steward $500 Member benefits plus a choice of LBS Hat or 2 LBS Pint Glasses, 4 additional LBS Event Passes, 8 complimentary LBS Admission Passes and 1 complimentary Crew (Family) membership

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