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Discover the benefits of membership

By joining the Manchester Historic Association you not only receive attractive benefits, but you also have the satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting the Association's efforts to collect, preserve and share Manchester's rich history. Membership is the best way to stay in touch with people who care about the city's history, and who appreciate the importance of historical education. 

The Manchester Historic Association is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization that depends on the support of its members and other generous donors. Your membership counts!

Become a Member

To become a member of the Manchester Historic Association, please fill out and mail in the Membership Form. To join over the phone, or if you have any questions, please call (603) 622-7531. You may also contact us by e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


Basic Benefits:

  • Notice of exhibits, lectures, walking tours, concerts, and special events
  • Discounts on ticket prices to all events (and some are free to members)
  • Special invitations to exhibit previews and special members-only events
  • At least a 10% discount on research services, photocopies and photograph orders
  • At least a 10% discount in the Museum Shop
  • Membership in the Time Travelers Discount Program - includes discount or free admission to history museums in New Hampshire, New England and around the country
  • Special mailings including newsletters and the Annual Report.
  • Discounts at local businesses through the "History Is Your Business!" program. This includes free admission to the SEE Science Center located in the same building as the Millyard Museum.  Click here for a list of participants. 
  • Recognition in the Annual Report

Membership Categories


$25 - (full time student or teacher and individuals 62 and over) Basic benefits for one adult.


$30 - Basic benefits for one adult.

Senior Dual:

$50 - Basic benefits for two adults 62 and over.


$60 - Basic benefits extended to all household members.


$125 - Family /Dual benefits plus four complimentary one-day passes and 20% discount at the Museum Shop.



$250 - Patron benefits plus an invitation to the Annual Director's Tour and one matted photograph from the Research Center collection.


$500 - Benefactor benefits plus six additional complimentary one-day passes (10 total) and a special guided walking tour or exhibit tour for up to 25 people.

F.P. Carpenter Circle:

$1,000 - Sponsor benefits plus free admission for an unlimited number of guests to the Millyard Museum or Research Center and one free building rental.

Library/Non-Profit Organization:

$50 - Special program for library and non-profit organizations - Allows free admission to up to four people. Please ask for more details.

22nd Annual Historic Preservation Awards Dinner

Thursday, April 17, 2014 5:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. $85 general public - $75 Manchester Historic Association Members - $600 table seating 8At the Armory..

Open Doors Arts and Cultural Tour

Thursday, April 24, 2014 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.    FREE Admission Hop on the trolley and visit art galleries and museums in..

“Powerful As Truth” The Story of William Loeb

Saturday, May 10, 2014 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.In the Millyard Museum - 200 Bedford Street FREE Admission  This documentary and discussion, facili..

The New England Life of Bob Montana

Saturday, June 14, 2014 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.In the Millyard Museum - 200 Bedford Street Included with regular admission - FREE for MHA members ..