Good Things Happen When You Become a Member

Museum Memberships Matter

Your one-time annual museum membership fee allows you free general admission to the museum seven days a week for an entire year.

The Besser Museum is a 501(c)3 Charitable Organization and receives no continuing support from local, state, or the federal government. 

Ready to purchase your membership?

To join today:

  • Mail us a check at:

Besser Museum 

491 Johnson Street

Alpena, Michigan 49707

(Please download THIS form and

include it with your payment)

  • Call us at 989-356-2202 to process your membership over the phone

  • Process via Paypal by clicking link below

Your annual museum member helps:


  • Ensure that the Besser Museum remains a vibrant cultural center in Northeast Michigan

  • Collect and preserve culturally significant artifacts and historical documents

  • Create exciting exhibits and community events

  • Provide educational programming for students and their teachers.

  • Maintain the only digital, full-dome, sky theater planetarium in northern Michigan.

Membership Levels

Membership Brochure 2019 - front

Our mission is to collect, preserve, interpret, and exhibit authentic articles and artifacts of art, history, and science to 

inspire curiosity, foster community pride, and cultivate personal legacy.

Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan


Monday - Saturday  -  10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Sunday  - 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.



491 Johnson Street

Alpena, MI 49707