Basic Individual ($35)
An affordable membership ideal for college students, researchers, and young professionals. Dues are fully tax-deductible.
An Individual level membership includes all standard membership benefits. Free admission applies to one adult and one guest per visit.
Basic Family ($55)
Access a state full of fun and educational history experiences perfect for the whole family. Dues are fully tax-deductible.
A Family level membership includes all standard membership benefits. Free admission applies to 2 adults and all children or grandchildren 18 and under in the member's immediate family.
Plus Individual ($65)
Plus Family ($85)
Share your love of Ohio History with more of your family and friends by purchasing a Plus membership. Dues are fully tax-deductible.
Plus memberships include Basic Individual or Basic Family benefits AND:
- Free regular admission for 2 additional unnamed guests every time you visit
Premium Individual ($115)
Premium Family ($145)
Keep involved with Ohio History year-round with this fully-loaded membership for the true history enthusiast. Dues are not tax-deductible.
Premium memberships include Plus Individual or Plus Family benefits AND:
- One-year subscription (four issues) to TIMELINE, our award-winning history magazine
- Smithsonian Affiliate Membership – including a one-year subscription to Smithsonian Magazine or
Air & Space Magazine plus other Smithsonian discounts and opportunities
- One complimentary Genealogy Workshop for named member
- Two tickets to the annual Statehood Day advocacy event at the Ohio Statehouse
- Voucher for tickets to one OHS Signature Event (Glorious Fourth, All Hallow’s Eve or Dickens of a Christmas) for 2 adults and 2 guests, and if applicable, all children or grandchildren 18 and under in the member’s immediate family
Color Guard Upgrade (add $30)
No greater honor could a soldier have during the American Civil War than to be a member of the color guard and carry or guard a regiment’s flags. Now, you can help protect those flags by becoming an Ohio Civil War Color Guard Member.
- $20 of this membership is a direct contribution to the care and preservation of Ohio’s Civil War collections
- Full-color 12"x18" commemorative Ohio Civil War 150 flag
TIMELINE, OHS’ award-winning, quarterly magazine is a must for any history enthusiast. While a stand-alone subscription is $40 annually, OHS members are able to add a TIMELINE subscription to their membership for the discounted rate of $30.
BENEFITS FOR ALL LEVELS
- Free regular admission for one year to all 50+ sites and museums statewide
- Subscription to our member newsletter and Ohio Histore-news
- Discounts on most purchases in the Ohio History Store and Archives/Library at the Ohio History Center, participating sites and online
- Reciprocal membership benefits at over 200 historical museums and sites nationwide through the “Time Travelers” program
- Invitations to members-only events and exhibit openings
- Vote in annual Board of Trustees election (one vote per membership)
Take $5 off your dues if you qualify for any of the discounts below:
- Senior (age 60+)
- Active Military
- Active Educator
- Local history organization member
- Ohio Farm Bureau Federation member
Please note that Canadian memberships will be charged an additional $10 and all other foreign memberships will be charged an additional $15 to the total amount due in order to cover postage & handling. Please contact the Membership Office at +1 614 297 2332 to process your registration.