Donations & Membership

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Join us!

If you value and enjoy the history of our state and nation, become a member of the Wisconsin Historical Society today. Your support will ensure that our stories, and those of our ancestors, are told for generations to come.

If you need assistance or have questions, please call the membership office toll free at 1-888-748-7479 or locally at 608-261-1856.

Become a member of the Wisconsin Historical Society today.

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Best Value!
Individual Household History Lover History Guardian History Ambassador Heritage Circle
* Admission is always free to the Wisconsin Historical Museum, First Capitol and Reed School

Also available for $30 is the basic membership, which does not include the Wisconsin Magazine of History.
Membership Benefits $45 $60 $100 $250 $500 $1000
Historic Sites and Museums benefits
Admission to Wisconsin Historic Sites and Museums 50%
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Includes two adults, children under 18
Historic Sites and Museums guest passes 2
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Discounts on all museum store purchases
Discounts on books, historic images, records and more
Wisconsin Magazine of History
Columns newsletter
Society Weekly E-Newsletter
Special member events
Parking ramp coupons 1
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Exclusive events
Complimentary book
Recognition in annual report
  • Contact Membership Toll Free
    1-888-748-7479
    Send an email
  • Printable Membership Form (PDF, 143 KB)
    Become a member by mail when you complete this form
  • Donate Today
    Support Old World Wisconsin and all the other programs, services, collections, exhibits, historic sites and historical museums that are important to us all by donating to the Wisconsin Historical Society. Contact us at 1-888-748-7479 or send an email.

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