Join us as a member of the SCHS!

Your membership grants you exclusive benefits while also supporting local history.

We recently introduced new benefits to members of the Schenectady County Historical Society. We hope you’ll take advantage of these new perks, and continue to join us for events at the Museum and Library, at the Brouwer House, the Mabee Farm, and beyond!

Learn More:

Membership Levels and Benefits

Individual ($25)

  • Newsletter, 10% discount in gift shops, general admission to SCHS Library, Museum, and Mabee Farm, free admission to lectures, exhibition openings, and some walking tours, invitations to private members-only events

Family ($50)

  • All individual level benefits
  • Free admission for up to two children or grandchildren at most family programs
  • 2 SCHS guest passes for friends or family

Sponsor ($100)

  • All family level benefits
  • One hour of custom private research time with Librarian/Archivist
  • 4 guest passes for friends or family

Business Sponsor ($150)

  • All sponsor level benefits
  • 4 guest passes for friends or family
  • Logo in newsletter and on website, tagged on social media, linked in email blasts, signage at all SCHS sites

Benefactor ($350)

  • All sponsor level benefits
  • Invitation to annual donor reception
  • 6 guest passes for friends or family
  • 10% off on workshops, bus trips, and some special programs
  • Free private, guided walking tour for up to 8 people

Patron ($1,000)

  • All benefactor level benefits
  • 10 guest passes for friends or family
  • Free private, guided walking tour and museum tour with champagne for up to 20 people
  • 15% discount on site rentals

If you have any questions about the new membership benefits, or would like to chat more with us about your membership, please call us at 518-374-0263 x5.

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$25.00 — $1,000.00

You may also join by printing and mailing our membership form.