Support Our Mission

The mission of Turnstile Tours is to advance public knowledge about the meaning of place, foster connections and understanding between people of diverse backgrounds, and inspire and reflect a culture of community participation. We do this through creating unique public programming, and our membership program gives you special access to in-person and online events and content.

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Become a Member

We want to continue sharing these stories, but we need your support. We will continue to produce 45–60 minute virtual programs several times a week, and we have a vast archive of over 100 hours of past programs as well. Select the membership level below that best fits your interest and your budget, and thank you for your generous support of Turnstile Tours.

Apprentice – $5 per month

  • Join two (2) live virtual programs per month ($10 value)
  • 10% off in-person tours
  • Access to special members-only in-person tours
  • Access to a limited library of recorded past programs
  • Monthly members-only newsletter
  • Quarterly Virtual Happy Hour with Turnstile staff

Steward* – $10 per month

  • Join four (4) live programs per month ($20 value)
  • 25% off in-person tours
  • Access to special members-only in-person tours
  • Access to the full library of recorded past programs
  • Monthly members-only newsletter
  • Quarterly Virtual Happy Hour with Turnstile staff
  • Sign up for six months for $50 ($10 savings)

Quartermaster* – $20 per month

  • Join all live programs (minimum of 4 per month, $20 value)
  • 25% off in-person tours
  • Access to special members-only in-person tours
  • Access to full library of recorded past programs
  • Monthly members-only newsletter
  • Quarterly Virtual Happy Hour with Turnstile staff
  • Sign up for six months for $100 ($20 savings) and get a $50 gift certificate for in-person tours when you sign up and at each renewal (See more info below)*

* Additional benefits for Quartermaster members

  • Six-month Quartermaster members receive a $50 gift certificate redeemable for in-person tours at the beginning of each billing cycle after June 1, 2021.
  • Monthly Quartermaster members receive a $50 gift certificate redeemable for in-person tours after every sixth month of membership after June 1, 2021.
  • These gift certificates do not expire and may be combined with other benefits and discounts.
  • We understand that some of our members might not be able to take advantage of a gift certificate for in-person tours, either due to geography, scheduling, or other factors. In this case, we are offering alternative benefits which you can opt into at each six-month cycle:
    • Sponsor a tour for people in need: We have set up a special fund to allow us to give free tours for non-profit and educational groups. We will apply your gift certificate to this fund, and you will receive a special acknowledgement for your contribution towards their tours.
    • Receive a gift by mail: Each cycle, we will offer a selection of books, artwork, and other products featured on our programs which you can opt in to receive in lieu of a gift certificate.

Not interested in a membership?

You can always support us by signing up for an individual virtual program that interests you (each program is $5), or you can purchase a gift certificate.

Membership is a recurring payment by credit or debit card, on a monthly or semi-annual basis, depending on which option you choose. Once you sign up, you can cancel or pause your membership at any time from our member portal. Please visit our FAQ page for information on canceling your membership, and view our Privacy Policy for information on our company policies regarding collection and storage of customer data.