Membership Benefits

Join online, by mail or call us at 410-685-3750 ext 319.

All members enjoy:

  • Unlimited FREE admission to the museum and library
  • Reciprocal access to 250 museums and historic sites through the Time Travelers Program
  • Subscriptions to biannual MdHS News and quarterly Maryland Historical Magazine
  • Invitation to members only events
  • Member savings on tickets to lectures and programs
  • 35% discount on MdHS press publications
  • 10% discount in the Museum store
  • Member discounts on Museum Rentals for private parties
  • Memberships are 100% tax deductible

Membership Levels

Teacher/Scholar ~ $40

Membership benefits for one individual

Individual ~ $50

(Military and Senior discount $45)

Membership benefits for one individual

Family ~ $65

(Military and Senior discount $55)

Membership benefits for two adults and their children or grandchildren under age 17

Steward ~ $150

All Family benefits, plus:

  • Four guest passes for free museum admission
  • 10% discount on Rights and Reproductions requests (such as images from our archive)
  • Recognition in the MdHS Annual Report
  • Free general admission to 16 museums participating in the Greater Baltimore History Alliance

Latrobe Council ~ $250

All Steward benefits, plus:

  • Two complimentary tickets to a spring public program

Tilghman Council ~ $500

All Latrobe Council benefits, plus:

  • Special invitation to annual donor reception

Peale Council ~ $1,000

All Tilghman Council benefits, plus:

  • Four complimentary tickets to all exhibition openings
  • Two complimentary tickets to the Francis Scott Key Lecture Series

Star-Spangled Banner Council

Stars ~ $2,500

All Peale Council benefits, plus:

  • 20% discount on space rentals for private events (with exhibition viewing)
  • Selected MdHS publications delivered to your home

Stripes ~ $5,000

All Stars benefits, plus:

  • Private Behind-the-Scenes curator-led tour for four

Flag ~ $10,000

All Stripes benefits, plus:

  • Private lunch for four with MdHS President or Chair
  • Exclusive VIP tour for ten of our most unusual collections


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

Benefits of this joint membership include:

  • Subscription to the Maryland Genealogical Society Journal and The Newsletter of the Maryland Genealogical Society
  •  Invitations to genealogical seminars and workshops