Personal and Family Memberships

Join the Luzerne County Historical Society as a member and support our fascinating local history!

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Preserve and Promote the history and heritage of Luzerne County

Thanks to our members, the Historical Society is able to fulfill its mission to preserve and promote the history and heritage of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, by caring for our collection, and by providing understanding and enjoyment of local history through exhibitions, programs and research resources.

Engage with the Past

We offer our members opportunities to engage with the past through thought-provoking programming, access to our library, and much more.  Membership makes a great gift for the local history buff in your family or circle – gift memberships are also available!

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Membership Levels

Annual membership is available for individuals, couples or families or for businesses.  We offer a variety of membership levels that provide benefits including free admission to our museum, library and historic houses, discounted admission to our programs and events, a discount in our gift shops and voting privileges at our annual meeting.

Benefits of Joining

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  • Free admission to all LCHS sites
  • Discounted member rates on programs and events
  • Admission to member-only events
  • Discounts on research fees and photo reproduction fees
  • Subscription to Forecast, the LCHS newsletter
  • 10% discount at all LCHS gift shops
  • Voting privileges at LCHS annual meeting

Membership Levels

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Individual

$50 (benefits for one person)


Benefits:

  • Free admission to all LCHS sites for one person
  • Discounted member rates on programs and events for one person
  • Admission to member-only events for one person
  • Discounts on research fees and photo reproduction fees
  • Subscription to Forecast, the LCHS newsletter
  • 10% discount at all LCHS gift shops
  • Voting privileges at LCHS annual meeting for one person

Family

$75 (benefits two adults with non-voting benefits for all kids under age 21 )


Benefits:

  • Free admission to all LCHS sites for two adults and kids under 21
  • Discounted member rates on programs and events for two adults and kids under 21
  • Admission to member-only events for two adults and kids under 21
  • Discounts on research fees and photo reproduction fees
  • Subscription to Forecast, the LCHS newsletter
  • 10% discount at all LCHS gift shops
  • Voting privileges at LCHS annual meeting for two adults

Senior Individual

$25 (benefits for one person aged 65 and over)


Benefits:

  • Free admission to all LCHS sites for one person
  • Discounted member rates on programs and events for one person
  • Admission to member-only events for one person
  • Discounts on research fees and photo reproduction fees
  • Subscription to Forecast, the LCHS newsletter
  • 10% discount at all LCHS gift shops
  • Voting privileges at LCHS annual meeting for one person

Senior Dual

$50 (benefits for two people aged 65 and over)


Benefits:

  • Free admission to all LCHS sites for two people
  • Discounted member rates on programs and events for two people
  • Admission to member-only events for two people
  • Discounts on research fees and photo reproduction fees
  • Subscription to Forecast, the LCHS newsletter
  • 10% discount at all LCHS gift shops
  • Voting privileges at LCHS annual meeting for two people

Sponsorship Levels

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Patron

$100 (benefits for two people)


Benefits:

  • Two guest passes annually for LCHS sites
  • Free admission to all LCHS sites for two people
  • Discounted member rates on programs and events for two people
  • Admission to member-only events for two people
  • Discounts on research fees and photo reproduction fees
  • Subscription to Forecast, the LCHS newsletter
  • 10% discount at all LCHS gift shops
  • Voting privileges at LCHS annual meeting for two people

Benefactor

$250 (benefits for two people)


Benefits:

  • Two guest passes annually for LCHS sites
  • One 8 x 10 photo reproduction OR ½ hour of library research

  • Free admission to all LCHS sites for two people
  • Discounted member rates on programs and events for two people
  • Admission to member-only events for two people
  • Discounts on research fees and photo reproduction fees
  • Subscription to Forecast, the LCHS newsletter
  • 10% discount at all LCHS gift shops
  • Voting privileges at LCHS annual meeting for two people

Life

$2000 (benefits for one person)


Life membership establishes a permanent memorial, which, never expiring, always bears interest for the benefit of the Historical Society.  Life membership is split between general funds and our endowment.


Benefits:

  • Free admission and event/fee discounts are extended to a guest of the member’s choosing
  • Two guest passes annually for LCHS sites
  • One 8 x 10 photo reproduction OR ½ hour of library research
  • Free admission to all LCHS sites for one person with one guest
  • Discounted member rates on programs and events for one person with one guest
  • Admission to member-only events for one person with one guest
  • Discounts on research fees and photo reproduction fees
  • Subscription to Forecast, the LCHS newsletter
  • 10% discount at all LCHS gift shops
  • Voting privileges at LCHS annual meeting for one person

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Individual Membership Form


  • Life membership establishes a permanent memorial, which, never expiring, always bears interest for the benefit of the Historical Society. Life membership is split between general funds and our endowment. It is a perpetual living membership.

  • In addition to membership, please consider giving an extra gift to our general operating fund; please contact us for more information. Thank you!
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