Membership

Become a Member

From its founding in 1823 the New Hampshire Historical Society has been built on membership, and today individual members remain the largest and most loyal source of support. Join or renew your membership, and help spread the word about the Society. Encourage friends and family who share our love of New Hampshire to join and consider giving gift memberships.


To see a complete listing of our membership levels and benefits, please visit our website.

Selected Levels & Benefits

Individual Membership - $50

  • Free admission to exhibitions and research library for the member and accompanying children ages 18 and under
  • Free or discounted admission for lectures, workshops, and programs
  • Invitation to the annual meeting and other member-only events
  • Historical New Hampshire magazine (2 issues per year)
  • Newsletter featuring information on the Society’s collections, exhibitions, programs, and events
  • Reduced rates for research services
  • Reduced rates for purchasing high-resolution digital images of the Society’s collections
  • 15% discount on store purchases
  • Access to member-only website content and features
  • Ability to create an online account for your research to save searches, collections catalog records, and entries from the New Hampshire History Timeline
  • Ability to view and download PDF transcriptions of manuscripts from the Society’s online catalog and the New Hampshire History Network
  • Ability to view and download PDFs of articles from Historical New Hampshire
  • Ability to view images without a watermark
  • Fully tax-deductible

Couple Membership - $75

  • Free admission to exhibitions and research library for the members and accompanying children ages 18 and under
  • Free or discounted admission for lectures, workshops, and programs
  • Invitation to the annual meeting and other member-only events
  • Historical New Hampshire magazine (2 issues per year)
  • Newsletter featuring information on the Society’s collections, exhibitions, programs, and events
  • Reduced rates for research services
  • Reduced rates for purchasing high-resolution digital images of the Society’s collections
  • 15% discount on store purchases
  • Access to member-only website content and features
  • Ability to create an online account for your research to save searches, collections catalog records, and entries from the New Hampshire History Timeline
  • Ability to view and download PDF transcriptions of manuscripts from the Society’s online catalog and the New Hampshire History Network
  • Ability to view and download PDFs of articles from Historical New Hampshire
  • Ability to view images without a watermark
  • Fully tax-deductible

One-Day Researcher - $7

  • Ability to create an online account for your research to save searches, collections catalog records, and entries from the New Hampshire History Timeline
  • Ability to view and download PDF transcriptions of manuscripts from the Society's online catalog and the New Hampshire History Network
  • Ability to view and download PDFs of articles from Historical New Hampshire
  • Ability to view images without a watermark
  • PLEASE NOTE: All saved searches, collections records, and timeline entries will be purged from your online account at the end of the 24-hour period.

Business Partner

The Society is an independent, nonprofit, member-supported organization, not a state-funded agency. The work of the New Hampshire Historical Society enriches lives and helps make New Hampshire a great place to live, work, and visit. If your organization values New Hampshire and wants to see its heritage preserved, the New Hampshire Historical Society is an ideal partner. We're proud of our successful relationships with local businesses and invite you to contact Stephanie McCusker to learn what benefits the Society has to offer you.