Become a Member

Your membership supports historic preservation, helps provide high quality exhibits, and brings the Museum’s educational programs to the broader community. Memberships and contributions fund our annual operating budget and help keep the Museum open. As a Member, you’ll be informed of the Museum’s many educational and social activities.

Give a Gift Membership

Share the benefits and fun you enjoy with friends and family. Membership begins at just $50. Your membership contribution supports the Museum and is greatly appreciated.

Member Benefits

Individual Level Benefits

  • Personalized membership card (Benefits apply to one person)
  • Quarterly member newsletter
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store
  • Discounts on event tickets
  • Invitations to private member events

Family Level Benefits

  • Personalized membership card (Benefits apply to everyone in the same household)
  • Quarterly member newsletter
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store
  • Discounts on event tickets
  • Invitations to private member events

Supporting Level Benefits

  • All Family Level Benefits, plus
  • NARM membership, North American Reciprocal Museum Association, one of the largest reciprocal membership programs in the world (includes 822 institutions in North America)

Friend Level Benefits

  • All Museum Supporting Level Membership Benefits, plus
  • Two free tickets to Train Days or MoonFest

Patron Level Benefits

  • All Friend Level Membership Benefits, plus
  • Two free tickets to Member Summer Party
  • Invitations to events exclusive to upper level members
  • Free copy of Early Los Altos and Los Altos Hills

Director's Circle Benefits

  • All Patron Membership Benefits, plus
  • Private exhibit tour for up to 8

Founder's Circle Benefits

  • All Director’s Circle Benefits, plus
  • Two free tickets to Crab Feed
  • Private exhibit tour for up to 15

Membership Levels

Personal Membership Levels

  • $50 Individual
  • $70 Family
  • $100 Supporting
  • $250 Friend
  • $500 Patron
  • $1,000 Director’s Circle
  • $2,500 Founder’s Circle

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Business or Organization Memberships

  • $100 (up to 3 names)
  • $300 (up to 10 names)
  • $500 (up to 18 names)
  • $1000 (up to 40 names)
  • Indicate level/number of Individual Members and provide list of recipients.

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