Support the California Historical Society

Membership to the California Historical Society provides essential funding for programs, exhibitions, publications, education, and preservation. We hope you will join us in fulfilling CHS’s mission: keeping California’s history relevant and accessible to all.

Personalized membership card.
Subscription to California Historical Society ePublications.
Free admission to the California Historical Society gallery for you and a guest.
Free or discounted access to California Historical Society programs, events, and walking tours.
Free admission to the Autry National Center for the American West in LA for you and a guest.
10% off in the Ten Lions Book Store.
40% Discount on individual subscriptions to California History, now published by the University of California Press.  
Time Traveler Reciprocal Program for entry to 250 historic sites and museums across the country.  
One free book from a selection curated by CHS Executive Director Anthea Hartig and Heyday's Malcolm Margolin.  
North American Reciprocal Museum Program for entry to 675 fine art museums in North America.    
Recognition on the California Historical Society website.      
Invitations to special events and VIP receptions.      
Your choice of a special guided tour of our 678 Mission Street Headquarters, the Autry National Center for the American West, or the USC Library.        
Special guided tour of the vaults at CHS's 678 Mission Street headquarters.          
* 20% off discount rate for Seniors, Educators, Students, and Non-Profits.

To join at a level not listed or to become a California Legacy Circle member, please contact or call 415.357.1848 x214

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San Francisco
CA 94105
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415.357.1850 fax
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