Become a Member, or Give the Gift of Membership

By joining Blithewold, you will be supporting our ongoing conservation and preservation efforts. Membership levels begin at $37 for an individual and $57 for a household.

  • Unlimited admission to the Mansion and grounds including Daffodil Days and Christmas
  • Invitation to the annual Member's Picnic (shown above)
  • Discounted admission to nearly 300 other gardens and arboreta across the nation and abroad. Click here for a list of organizations participating in the American Horticultural Society's Reciprocal Admissions Program
  • 10% discount at select local nurseries
  • Reduced rates on Blithewold's programs, such as classes, tours and lectures (excludes weddings & corporate events)
  • 15% discount in our museum shop
  • Subscription to our Member's Magazine and monthly e-blast
  • Peace of mind that you are helping to maintain the lovely gardens, notable trees and historic mansion that make Blithewold so special

View All Membership Levels

Individual $37.00

Year-round admissions for one adult including Christmas at Blithewold.

Household $57.00

Year-round admissions including Christmas at Blithewold for two adults and two children aged 18 or under.

Contributing $100.00

Household privileges, plus two admit one guest passes. ($43 is tax deductible)

Sponsor $250.00

Contributing privileges, plus two year-long guest passes. ($193 is tax deductible)

Patron $500.00

Sponsor privileges, plus two tickets to a Christmas Tea at Blithewold. Member rates apply for friends and family. ($443 is tax deductible)

Benefactor $1,000.00

Patron privileges, plus four tickets to a Christmas Tea at Blithewold and 10% discount on private function at Blithewold (some restrictions apply) ($943 is tax deductible)

Van Wickle Society $1,500.00

Patron benefits and invitations to special Van Wickle member events, lectures and excursions.($1,443 is tax deductible)

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    In 1869, 16-year-old Israel Pardee left his home in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, for a one-year educational journey through Europe, accompanied by his younger sister Anne. Israel (known in the family as Izzie) was Bessie McKee’s older brother and became Marjorie Van Wickle’s favorite Uncle. Izzie and Anne had joined the family of their father’s friend, Dr. […]
  • Daffodil Bliss (Apr 22, '16)
    Daffodil Days here at Blithewold are in full swing.  The soft, sweet fragrance of the flowers wafts toward me whenever I walk near the Bosquet.  It’s positively enticing!  I could wax poetic about each daffodil variety we have here, but I thought it would be better to let them speak for themselves.  So, in lieu […]
  • Delightful Daffodils (Apr 15, '16)
    This post is written by Gail Read, the Gardens Manager here at Blithewold.  She has been here at Blithewold for over 25 years and is a fountain of knowledge about the plants and the property.   Daffodils lift our spirits when they bloom each year.  They signal the end of our weary winter and the […]
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