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Membership

MNHS membership is the best way to create your very own historic adventure. Members get the best deal in history with free general admission and discounts on events, purchases, and more at our  historic sites and museums for a full year.

Membership benefits

  • Free general admission and a 20% discount on ticketed events at all MNHS historic sites and museums in Minnesota
  • 10% discount at all MNHS museum stores and at shop.mnhs.org
  • Members-only discounts on...
    • All books published by MNHS Press
    • Copies of historic photos and documents from MNHS collections 
    • Services in the Gale Family Library
    • Minnesota History Center and Historic Fort Snelling parking
  • Subscriptions to...
  • New exhibit preview parties and members-only events year-round
  • Time Travelers reciprocal benefits at nearly 250 historical societies nationwide
  • A portion of your MNHS membership is tax deductible.

Teachers and seniors

Teachers and seniors receive a $5 discount. After you select your membership level, you will be prompted to enter "teacher" or "senior" in the promo code field before you make your purchase.

Individual
$50 per year
  • Membership benefits for 1 named adult
Individual plus
$69 per year
  • Membership benefits for 1 named adult
  • Admission for 1 additional guest
Household
$79 per year
  • Membership benefits for 2 named adults + kids under age 18 in household, or grandchildren
Household plus
$99 per year
  • Membership benefits for 2 named adults + kids under age 18 in household, or grandchildren
  • Admission for 2 additional guests
Associate
$149 per year
$13 per month
  • Membership benefits for 2 named adults + kids under age 18 in household, or grandchildren
  • Admission for 2 additional guests outside household
  • Invitation to annual Members-Only Access event
Contributing
$250 per year
$21 per month
  • Membership benefits for 2 named adults + kids under age 18 in household, or grandchildren
  • Admission for 2 additional guests outside household
  • Invitation to annual Conversation With a Curator event
  • Invitation to annual Members-Only Access event
  • Recognition in Annual Report
Sustaining
$500 per year
$42 per month
  • Membership benefits for 2 named adults + kids under age 18 in household, or grandchildren
  • Admission for 3 additional guests outside household
  • Invitation to annual Conversation With a Curator event
  • Invitation to annual Members-Only Access event
  • Recognition in Annual Report
  • Invitation to Behind-the-Scenes collections tours
North Star Circle


North Star Circle members each contribute at least $1,200 annually to MNHS general operations, and their leadership and generosity help make MNHS one of the largest and most respected organizations of our kind in the country.

North Star Circle members help MNHS expand its efforts to preserve Minnesota’s past, share its powerful stories, and connect people with history.