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Membership in the Washington State Historical Society opens the door to enjoy Washington's rich past. Join others who are passionate about our state's dynamic people and places. Enjoy free history museum admission, our award-winning magazine, access to special events, and more!

Basic Membership Levels Include:

  • Unlimited FREE admission to the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma
  • Subscription to our popular and award-winning quarterly COLUMBIA Magazine and EXPLORE IT! newsletter
  • Exclusive invitations to exhibit previews and members-only receptions
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store
  • Free admission at the Northwest Museum of Art & Culture in Spokane and the Tamástslikt Cultural Institute in Pendleton, Oregon
  • Discounts at downtown Tacoma retailers. See available discounts.
  • Benefits at more than 200 institutions across the country through the Time Traverlers program. Visit www.timetraverlers.mohistory.org for more information.

 

Membership Levels

Individual…………$50

  • Senior…………… $45
  • Student/Teacher  $45

This level includes all basic benefits listed above for one adult.


Dual………………$60

  • Seniors …………..$50

This level includes all basic benefits listed above for two adults.


Family ………… $75

  • All benefits above for 2 adults plus:
  • Unlimited free admission for all family members under 18 years of age.
  • 2 one time use guest passes


Sustaining Level…………$150

All basic benefits, plus

  • Unlimited admission for 4 adults and all family members under age 18.
  • 4 single use guest passes
  • 2 Member for a day passes to give to friends or family
  • Recognition in COLUMBIA magazine
  • Gift for upgrading to this level (renewals only)


Benefactor Level ……..……………… $250

All benefits listed in previous levels, plus:

  • A gift membership at the Family level to give to a family member or a friend!
  • 20% discount in the Museum Store

 

Heritage Circle Memberships

Patron Level…………………………………$500

Includes all of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Two(2) single-use parking passes to the History Museum
  • 25% off facility rentals at the History Museum

 

Curator’s Club……………………………..$1000

Includes all of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • Exclusive Curator led tours of our exhibits
  • Behind the scenes access to our vast collections

 

Director’s Club……………………………...$2500

Includes all of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • An annual collectible gift
  • A private lunch with Director Jennifer Kilmer (by appointment)

 

Chairman’s Club………………………………$5000

Includes all of the benefits listed above, plus:

  • A framed print, highlighting an image from our archives
  • A complimentary catered, after-hours reception at the History Museum for up to 50 people

 

Other Membership Options

Non Profit………………………………………….$150                         Sign Up
Free, unlimited admission for up to 15 guests to the History Museum in Tacoma (Does not include any other benefits.)


Subscriber…………………………………………..$35             Subscribe Now

One-year Subscription to COLUMBIA magazine (Does not include any other benefits).

 

 

Questions about membership? Contact Julia White, Membership and Annual Fund Coordinator, at 253-798-5894 or julia.white@wshs.wa.gov. Or call toll-free 1-800-BE-THERE ext. 5894.

 

Above photograph: WSHS id#2013.154.1.177, A picnic in Twisp.