Geographical Society of Philadelphia



Celebrate the Society’s 126-year legacy!

Support present-day exploration ▪ Back geographical education

Meet fellow travelers ▪ Experience the adventure!

Connect with your inner explorer!

Join the Society to continue the legacy! Support local geographical education while meeting like-minded travelers and adventurers. Enjoy a discount on programs that are timely, informative, provocative, and fun! Select a membership plan that is right for you. We welcome and appreciate your generosity. (Remember: all are 100% tax deductible!) Society memberships run one year from date of activation.

Become a GSP Member to enjoy all of the special benefits.

Membership Options

Act now to get more from your membership with our special, Member-Get-A-Member campaign! Details here.

The Society offers three types of membership:

General Members – Single membership is $35; Dual is $55 (mailings go to one address).

  • 100% Tax deductible
  • Member discounts on all events
  • Invitation to members-only event
  • Invitation to GEObowl
  • Support of world exploration and discoveries
  • Opportunity to take an exclusive trip abroad organized by the Society

Heritage Members – $125 (celebrating over 125 years of discovery)

  • Includes all benefits of dual General Membership, plus…
  • Preferred seating at the Annual Dinner
  • Exclusive opportunity to “meet and greet” with event speakers
  • Privilege of inviting guests to the members-only event
  • Invitation to a special Heritage Member event

Admiral Peary Members – Membership is $300

  • Includes all benefits of Heritage Membership, plus…
  • An extra 5% off the exclusive trip abroad organized by the Society
  • Distinctive pin designed by Cecilia Beaux, presented by the Society to famous explorers
  • Invitation to a special Admiral Peary Member event
  • Privilege of bringing guests to events at member prices
  • A reserved spot at any event, even if sold out!

To purchase tickets and memberships to the Society, order online, or call (610) 649-5220.

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