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 the button for the desired membership level, and fill out the required fields on the register page.

Interested in joining one of our affinity groups? The option to add our affinity groups will be available when purchasing your membership.



Gift Membership Packages start as low as $50 and include:

✳ A one-year membership to the Detroit Historical Society

✳ Introductory information on all the Society and its Museums have to offer 


Membership levels

Collector Society $50.00
  • Subscription to Making History quarterly newsletter
  • Free parking when visiting the Detroit Historical Museum
  • 10% discount at our museum stores
  • Discounted ticket for the cardholding member to all Society programs and tours

Purchase/Renew Collector Membership

Archivist Society $75.00

Collector level benefits plus:

  • Ability to purchase up to three (3) additional discounted tickets to all Society programs and tours
  • Reciprocal membership at over 200 historical museums across the country

Purchase/Renew Archivist Membership

Historian Society $150.00

Archivist level benefits plus:

  • Subscription to Michigan History Magazine
  • Free ticket for two (2) people to one Behind the Scenes tour per membership year (subject to availability)
  • One annual subscription to Michigan History Magazine

Purchase/Renew Historian Membership


Cobblestone $1,000

Full Membership benefits plus:

  • Recognition as a Cobblestone Member in the Society’s Annual Report
  • Commemorative display cobblestone
  • Invitations to exclusive Society donor events

Purchase/Renew Cobblestone Membership