Membership

Join the MHS or renew your membership today!

Our Members are the heart of the MHS community, and an integral part of the MHS story. Thanks to their dedication and financial support, the MHS is more accessible than ever.

By becoming a member you make possible the Society’s mission to promote the study of American history, and you receive the benefits listed below.

Household for up to two people per household

$200

  • invitations (for two people) to enhanced Member-only events, including exhibition openings
  • free or discounted admission to special programs
  • MHS Publications details

Individual

$150

  • invitations (for one person) to enhanced Member-only events, including exhibition openings
  • free or discounted admission to special programs
  • MHS Publications details

Introductory available to new members for their first year of membership

$75

  • invitations (for one person) to enhanced Member-only events, including exhibition openings
  • free or discounted admission to special programs
  • MHS Publications details

Associate age 30 and under

$75

  • invitations (for one person) to enhanced Member-only events, including a special associates event
  • free or discounted admission to special programs
  • MHS Publications details

Educator K-12

$75

  • invitations (for one person) to enhanced Member-only events
  • free or discounted admission to special program
  • MHS Publications details

Student

$35

  • invitations (for one person) to enhanced Member-only events
  • free or discounted admission to special programs
  • MHS Publications details

All Membership levels enjoy the following publications:

  • Miscellany, the triannual MHS print newsletter
  • the MHS electronic Annual Report
  • the MHS events calendar

 

Click on one of the options above to process your membership by credit card. You can also choose to purchase a gift membership for a friend. If you would prefer to send a check or credit card payment by mail, please contact membership@masshist.org.

The MHS is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Member dues are not tax deductible at this time. However, non-dues contributions are tax deductible within legal limits and will be acknowledged by the MHS.



To get more out of your membership, explore the MHS Fund Giving Circles.

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

Brown Bag; Research Fellow

The Ordeal of Homecoming: Northern Civilians and Union Veterans

30Aug 12:00PM 2019

Recent studies of Union veterans hold that northern civilians were eager to forget the Civil War, ignorant of the plight of the veteran, and inept in their few attempts ...

Conversation; Legacies of 1619

Legacies of 1619: Recognition & Resilience

7Sep 4:00PM 2019
There will be a pre-talk reception at 3:30.

The institution of slavery in English North America began in 1619 with the arrival of roughly 20 Africans in the settlement of Jamestown. What has followed has been 400 ...

Author Talk

Properties of Empire: Indians, Colonists, & Land Speculators on the New England Frontier

10Sep 6:00PM 2019
There will be a pre-talk reception at 5:30.

Properties of Empire challenges assumptions about the relationship between Indigenous and imperial property creation in early America. Many colonists came to believe ...

From our Blog

This Week @MHS

Join us for a program this week! Here is a look at what is going on: - Tuesday, 29 January, 5:15 PM: Better Teaching through Technology, 1945-1969, with Victoria Cain, Northeastern ...

Founder to Founder

Like so many good stories here at the Historical Society, it began with a reference question. Jeremy Belknap, hunting through his sources, asked Vice President John Adams for some help. Belknap, the ...

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