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Join us in safeguarding the rich maritime heritage of City Island by making a financial contribution to the City Island Nautical Museum. Your generosity enables us to maintain our museum, preserve valuable artifacts, and continue sharing the captivating stories of our seafaringnautical past with visitors from near and far.


Every donation, no matter the size, makes a meaningful impact on our ability to fulfill our mission. Your support allows us to keep our doors open, our exhibits updated, and our programs thriving.


Together, we can make sure that the City Island Nautical Museum remains a beacon of maritime culture and education for generations to come. Thank you for your generosity and commitment to preserving our shared heritage. Donate today and become a steward of City Island's maritime legacy.

We also welcome donations of physical items that contribute to our collection. Your donated items help to enrich our exhibits and deepen our understanding of City Island's maritime history.  Please email us if you have questions, or such materials; we'd love to talk with you!

Become A Member

Join the City Island Nautical Museum and become a valued member of the City Island Historical Society, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving our maritime heritage.


As a member-supported institution, we rely on the generosity of individuals like you to sustain our operations and fulfill our mission. By becoming a member, you not only gain unlimited access to our museum exhibits and events but also play a crucial role in supporting our ongoing initiatives. With an annual membership fee of just $35 for individuals and $45 for families, membership offers exceptional value and benefits, including free admission to the museum for yourself and children under 12. Your membership dues, contributions to our general fund, and donations to our endowment fund are all tax deductible, making your support even more impactful.


Your membership helps ensure the preservation of City Island's maritime legacy for future generations to enjoy.

You may also mails us a check for your membership, payable to the City Island Historical Society, to our mailing address:

City Island Nautical Historical Society | P.O. Box 82 | Bronx, NY 10464

Corporate membership are also available. Email us for more information.


Join the vibrant community of volunteers at the City Island Nautical Museum, and make a lasting impact on preserving our maritime heritage. Whether you're passionate about history, enjoy working with artifacts, or have a knack for social media and promotions, there's a volunteer opportunity waiting for you. From training to become a museum docent and leading tours to assisting with grounds and collection care, volunteering at the museum offers a rewarding experience where you can share your talents and interests. You can also lend a hand at events, help manage our social media presence, or contribute your expertise by joining the museum board. Whatever your skills and interests may be, we'll ensure that your time and talents are put to good use. Help us celebrate City Island's rich maritime history and become a valued member of our dedicated team of volunteers. Email us to learn more about volunteer opportunities at the City Island Nautical Museum.

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