Geographical Society of Philadelphia


Join now to continue GEO’s 130-year legacy and be part of an exclusive community of shared interests.

The mission of the Geographical Society of Philadelphia is to promote the discovery and appreciation of the many wonders of our world by supporting exploration of the world by presenting enlightening programs on travel, geography, science, history, world cultures, and by promoting geographical education through school programs to our members and the public in the Philadelphia area. 
As a member of the GEO Society, you will be able to attend events such as Marco Polo, Border Crossings, Travel Junkies, Special Events, and the Annual Legacy Event at a discounted rate. Join us listening to our speakers share their journey, meet fellow members with the same hobbies, and drive as you.
Select a membership plan that is right for you. Join an exclusive community of shared interests. We welcome and appreciate your generosity.

Four Membership Options (100% Tax deductible)

I. General Level Membership – Single is $45; Dual (any two people) is $75 (mailings go to one address).
  • Member discounts to programs and events
  • Invitation to members-only events
  • Inclusion in an exclusive community of shared interests
  • May exchange tickets for other events. (There are no refunds on tickets purchased.)
II. Heritage Level Membership – $125 
  • Includes all benefits of General Membership, plus…
  • Preferred seating at the Annual Legacy Dinner
  • Exclusive opportunity to “meet and greet” with event speakers
  • Privilege of inviting guests to the members-only events
III. Admiral Peary Level Members – $300
  • Includes all benefits of Heritage Membership, plus…
  • Distinctive pin designed by Cecilia Beaux, presented by the Society to famous explorers
  • Private appointment to view GEO’s Historical Archives at the American Philosophical Society
  • Privilege of bringing two guests to each event at member prices
IV. Magellan Level Members –  $500
  • Includes all the benefits of the Admiral Peary Membership, plus
  • Two complimentary tickets to an event of choice, excluding the Annual Legacy Dinner (*some restrictions apply)
  • Privilege of bringing five guests to each event at member prices
  • Special Invitations to speaker receptions, donor events
  • Recognition on GEO’s website
To purchase tickets/memberships, order online, or call (610) 649-5220.
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