Membership - In Full Glory Book Offer

Why Become a Member of The Maryland Historical Society?

Explore your roots

Enjoy unlimited free access to the H. Furlong Baldwin Library, which houses over seven million historical documents. Discover your family’s history with our extensive genealogical resources. Our experienced library staff is ready to help you get started!

MdHS members are also invited to become joint members of the Maryland Genealogical Society by adding $15 to any Maryland Historical Society membership level. Learn more here.

See Maryland’s treasures

Experience the rich and diverse history of Maryland with unlimited free admission to ourmuseum. Visit original manuscripts such as “The Star-Spangled Banner”, General Robert E. Lee’s camp chair, Napoleon’s sister-in-law’s tiara and jewels as well as over 350,000 objects from the most significant collection of Maryland cultural artifacts in the world. Exhibits change throughout the year, so you have to visit often to see it all.

Have history at your fingertips

Learn about Maryland history in the comfort of your home with two free subscriptions. Now available online exclusively for members, the Maryland Historical Magazine is a nationally respected scholarly journal published quarterly since 1906. MdHS News provides updates on upcoming events and exhibits in a vibrant, glossy format.

Support educational programs for Maryland school children

This past year, MdHS Educational Programs served over 40,000 children from all Maryland counties. Schools near our Mount Vernon campus enjoy history workshops and museum tours on-site. MdHS reaches out to other schools around the state by providing In-Class Field Tripsconducted by experienced museum teachers or Traveling Trunks full of reproduction artifacts and documents, audiovisuals, and lesson plans.

Member Benefits

Become a member today, and you will receive:

  • A copy of our informative and beautiful, 256 page book, In Full Glory Reflectedat no additional cost
  • Invitations to lectures and special receptions at the Smithsonian, the Society and other bicentennial sites
  • Behind the scenes tours of exhibits and collections
  • Unlimited free admission to the museum and library, and reduced or free admission to public events
  • A special, 35% members-only discount on MdHS Press Publications
  • A 10% discount at our Museum Store
  • Advance notice of MdHS programs and exhibitions
  • A print subscription to the Maryland Historical Magazine, our quarterly academic journal.

Best of all, your contribution is 100% tax-deductible. You can even give the gift of membership to a friend or family member - it makes the perfect birthday gift!

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