YPC annual gifts start at $600. Each gift made through the YPC program entitles you to a charitable tax receipt in the highest allowable amount as per Canada Revenue Agency guidelines. You can join or renew your YPC membership online.  

Patrons giving at any level enjoy these core benefits: 
-Free general admission to the ROM for up to four adults including the cardholder(s) and four children (under 18), plus free admission for up to two adults and four children to specially ticketed exhibitions
-Invitations to exclusive YPC only events 
-Invitations to special membership previews and select joint events with the Royal Patrons Circle (RPC)
-Free access for up to four adults, including the cardholder(s), to Friday Night Live
-Invitation to the ROM Family Holiday Gathering
-Personalized service from YPC staff
-Subscriptions to ROM Magazine, YPC e-newsletter & Members e-newsletter
-Priority booking for select ROM public programs and ROM Summer Club
-One complimentary Caregiver Card (allows access for a designated guardian for your children)
-Recognition in the Annual Report and on the Museum Builders Exhibit by giving level
-10% discount in all ROM shops & restaurants
-Free access to a large range of cultural institutions included in the Museum Alliance Reciprocal Program and Reciprocal Organization of Associated Museums

The following additional benefits are introduced in thanks for making a larger gift through YPC:

Voyager: $600 - $999 (Tax receipts start at $346)
-Core benefits

Explorer: $1,000 - $1,799 (Tax receipts start at $718)
-Choice of two named ROM Admission Cards and access to YPC events for two 

Adventurer: $1,800 - $2,999 (Tax receipts start at $1,468)
-Access to all YPC and Royal Patrons Circle (RPC) events and two transferable RPC ROM admission cards

Discoverer: $3,000 - $4,999 (Tax receipts start at $2,649)
-Enjoy an extra guest spot at select YPC events

Trailblazer: $5,000+ (Tax receipts start at $4,612)
-Invitations to VIP receptions at exhibition Opening Parties and additional behind-the-scenes tours

View a comprehensive list of the membership benefits (pdf) offered at each YPC giving level.

For additional questions on YPC membership benefits, or to join over the phone, call our office at 416.586.5556 or email us at