Membership

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Get in on one of Chester County’s best-kept secrets!

Within our walls you can explore 300 years of Chester County history through exhibitions in seven different galleries. Visit our library and photo archives where our expert staff will help you research your family tree. Attend one of our many performances and concerts, area tours and lectures; or bring your children or grandchildren to explore our interactive History Lab.

Membership Benefits for ALL MEMBERS:

  • Free admission to the Museum, Library and Photo Archives
  • Exclusive Member-Only programs
  • Advanced invitations and discounts to exhibits and events
  • 10% discount on Museum Shop purchases
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Discounts at participating local restaurants
  • Free admission to the New Hope Historical Society,  the Parry Mansion Museum and National Iron & Steel Heritage Museum.

As a benefit to joining CCHS several local restaurants and businesses have graciously offered a discount to our members. Please click here for our most current list of restaurant, museum, and business partners. 

If you have any questions regarding membership, you can call us at (610) 692-4800 or contact us through email mcarnes@chestercohistorical.org

Two simple steps to sign up:
1. Click on the appropriate 'Donate' button below for the type of membership you would like to purchase. This will direct you to a safe and secure PayPal page where you can proceed with your payment. Please note your name and membership type when submitting payment. You will still need to complete the Membership Application when paying this way.

2. Fill out the Membership Application Form and send it to us. Note: If you are paying online through PayPal, you do not need to fill out your payment or credit card information on the form.

Membership Levels:

  • Individual — $45 (*Senior $40)

    • Membership card for one adult
    • Two museum/library guest passes
    • Individual
    • Senior

 

  • Student - $25

    • Membership card for a student with valid student ID
    • Two museum/library guest passes

 

  • Family — $60 (*Senior $55)

    • Membership cards for two adults
    • Four museum/library guest passes                
    • Free admission for children/grandchildren under age 18
    • Family
    • Senior Family
       

 

  • Contributor — $135

    • Membership cards for two adults
    • Four museum/library guest passes
    • Free admission for children/grandchildren under age 18
    • Two complimentary passes for your choice of an exhibit opening per year
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  • Community Contributor - $135

    • For non-profit community organizations
    • Two Membership cards to be used by up to 10 people per visit, per card
    • Four museum/library guest passes
    • Two complimentary passes for your choice of an exhibit opening per year

 

  • Patron — $275

    • Membership cards for two adults
    • Six museum/library guest passes
    • Free admission for children/grandchildren under age 18
    • Four complimentary passes for your choice of an exhibit opening or general admission to the annual CCHS Antiques Show
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  • Benefactor — $500

    • 8 guest passes to the museum.
    • 6 complimentary passes for your choice of an exhibit opening or general admission to the annual CCHS Antiques Show.
    • One year gift membership to an individual of your choice.
    • Basic member benefits for two adults.
    • Admission for children and grandchildren under age 18.

 

  • Corporate Benefactor - $500

    • Membership cards for two adults
    • Six museum/library guest passes
    • Free admission for children/grandchildren under age 18
    • Four complimentary passes for your choice of an exhibit opening or general admission to the annual CCHS Antiques Show
    • One complimentary sponsorship listing for an exhibit opening per year

* Senior rate 65 years of age or older.

To become a member of CCHS, please use this application form.

 

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