You have many ways to help us preserve and share Vermont history!

You can see your options below or click here to donate online. Check out our new options for Individual Memberships, with benefits including special discounts, reciprocal admissions, and gift memberships to share!


Donate, become a member or renew your membership

You can join or donate using our online membership/donation form.

As a member, you receive free admission to our museum, exhibits and library; our twice yearly Vermont History journal and other member discounts and benefits, supporting the work that has earned a national reputation for excellence.

To become a member by phone, please call Diane Campbell at (802) 479-8503. You can also fill out a form and mail your membership dues to:
Vermont Historical Society
Development Office
60 Washington Street
Barre, VT 05641

If you join when you visit us, you can immediately take advantage of your member benefits.

Give a brick or memorial or honoring gift

Your gift can honor a loved one or family with a brick in the Vermont History Center courtyard. To purchase a brick, please click here.

Named gifts are also available—if you're interested in a named gift, please contact Diane Campbell at (802) 479-8503 or

You can also honor a loved one in a memorial service or special occasion by asking for donations to Vermont Historical Society "in lieu of flowers." 

To give a memorial, honoring or gift membership, please click here.

Give a gift of stock

Donating appreciated stocks, bonds, or mutual funds is easy and you'll often receive a significant tax benefit in the year you make the donation and avoid the capital gains tax you would have to pay if you sold the securities

Matching gifts

Your employer's matching gift can increase your support! Just fill out your employer's matching gift form.

Choose your level of membership

Freedom & Unity Circle Memberships

Standard Memberships

Senior Citizens (65+), Military (active or retired), and Members of local Vermont historical societies receive a 20% discount on the membership level of their choosing! (excludes Institutional level)

Keep it easy! Choose a monthly amount to give, and your membership will continue hassle-free! We’ll charge your credit card the amount you choose each month, and you’ll be one of our supporting members, saving us postage and paper. Just choose the RECUR box on this form.

Join or renew your membership online today.

Member benefits

All Membership Levels Include:

Additional benefits/privileges per level:

$25 Student/Educator

$60 Individual 

$100 Household

$150 Associate 

$250 Sustaining

Thank you!

Your membership preserves Vermont history—now, and for future generations. You've opened a window into the lives of past Vermonters, helping us understand Vermont's heritage, and ultimately, ourselves.

We would love to hear from you! Please give us a call or drop us a note: Tori Hart at (802) 479-8516 or

Thank you!