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Buy or Renew Your Membership
Join today! As a Detroit Historical Society member, you’ll enjoy a number of exciting benefits based on your level. And becoming a member – or renewing your membership – has never been easier!
Simply click on the register button for the desired membership level, and fill out the required fields on the register page; or you can call us at 313.833.0158 to speak to our membership team.
If you are a current member renewing your Detroit Historical Society membership, please log-in to the website to receive your discounted rate.
- Access to the Detroit Historical Society’s exciting new online database featuring high-resolution, digital images of thousands of our historically significant artifacts that help tell the story of metro Detroit as it continues to unfold
Researcher level benefits plus:
- Subscription to Making History quarterly newsletter
- Free parking when visiting the Detroit Historical Museum
- 10% discount at our museums stores
- Reciprocal membership at over 200 historical museums across the country
- Discounted ticket for the cardholding member to all Society programs and tours
Collector level benefits plus:
- Ability to purchase up to three (3) additional discounted tickets to all Society programs and tours
Ambassador level benefits plus:
- Free ticket for two (2) people to one Behind the Scenes tour per membership year*
- One annual subscription to Michigan History Magazine
Patron level benefits plus:
- Complimentary one-year gift membership at the Ambassador Level for one of your family, friend or business contacts
Benefactor level benefits plus:
- Reduced Rates for museum facility rentals and group tours
- Private VIP guided-tour of the Detroit Historical Museum or the Dossin Great Lakes Museum for you and up to 5 guests
*Tour registration subject to availability
Are you a maritime enthusiast?
Join the Dossin Maritime Group! The Detroit Historical Society’s Dossin Maritime Group (DMG) is dedicated to preserving our region’s rich maritime history.
As a member of the DMG you will have access to special events and programs at the Dossin Great Lakes Museum dealing with Great Lakes and regional maritime history.
Available exclusively to DMG members is a subscription to the highly acclaimed quarterly publication, Telescope. The Telescope contains in-depth articles about maritime history as well as Great Lakes and seaway news.
Dossin Maritime Group $20.00
(Please note: In order to be a member of the Dossin Maritime Group, you must be a member of the Detroit Historical Society at the Collector level or above.)