Organization Memberships

Member organizations belonging to the Historical Society of Michigan receive subscriptions to both the Chronicle and Michigan Historical Review. They are also eligible for:

  • Listing under Local Organizations on the HSM website. If you do not have a site, we will construct a single page with a description, hours, and contact information. The HSM website is visited by thousands each month and many are looking for local resources
  • Ability to post events on the Calendar of Michigan History Events with direct links to your website and other information
  • Listing in the triennial Historic Michigan Travel Guide, if the organization operates a history destination (such as a museum or historic site) that is open to the public
  • Special listing in the triennial Michigan History Directory, which lists all history organizations in the state
  • Eligibility for your organization to be featured in the Member Spotlight, Member News, Historical Happenings, and Michigan Books sections of the Chronicle magazine
  • Networking opportunities
  • Discounts for up to two representatives from your organization to attend HSM conferences and workshops
  • Best practices advice, such as how to register as a non-profit, developing bylaws, and more

Organizations that choose an “Enhanced” membership will also receive a subscription to Michigan History.

You may join:

  • Online—just select one of the links below.
  • By phone—give us a call at (800) 692-1828.
  • By faxing or mailing us a completed membership form.

For historical societies with a budget less than $25,000/year, we offer:

Historical Society Basic $35

Enhanced Historical Society $50

For museums or libraries, or historical societies with a budget more than $25,000/year, we offer:

Museum/Library Basic $50

Enhanced Museum/Library $65

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Historical Society of Michigan 5815 Executive Drive Lansing, MI 48911
Email | Phone (517) 324-1828 | Fax (517) 324-4370

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