A collage of artwork depicting the facades of several History Colorado museums, including El Pueblo History Museum, Fort Garland, the Ute Indian Museum, and more.

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Membership

Membership provides a full year of unlimited access and other valuable benefits to all eight History Colorado museums plus annual tickets to the Georgetown Loop Railroad®. Please consider becoming a member, giving the gift of membership, or renewing your membership. Experience interesting and interactive exhibits, educational and entertaining programs and lectures, and supporting the museum’s mission of inspiring wonder in our past. 

A History Colorado member and her daughter enter the History Colorado Center, smiling. The child is riding on her mother's back.
A group of young people pose in front of an external venue at the Bruja Brewfest beer festival at El Pueblo History Museum.
A group of museum members posing and enjoying themselves in the "What's Your Story" exhibit at the History Colorado Center.
Fourth grade students, all members of the History Buffs membership program for students, pose with their History Buffs packets in front of the Welcome to Colorful Colorado sign at the History Colorado Center.
A group of people at a booth at the El Pueblo History Museum Mercado (market) at the Pueblo Chile Fest. They are examining historic and traditional varieties of wheat and other grains.
A tipi at the Ute Indian Museum, made of white fabric. The fabric is covered in multicolored handprints, which were added by museum members at a community event.
A group of Native and Indigenous adults and youths sitting and talking in front of the Baca House at Trinidad History Museum.
A group of people of many ethnicities and races participate in a Native American tree planting ceremony at Fort Garland in the summer of 2021.

Support that fits your life. Ready to join other passionate, engaged supporters helping fuel a love of history? Browse our giving tiers and choose the one that suits you. Or give the gift of membership to the history buff in your life.

Digital Membership ($20)


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Benefits:

  • Digital subscription to the Colorado Magazine, where writers share timely perspectives to shed light on our current and ever-changing moment in history.
  • Discounts on events and experiences including our Borderlands of Southern Colorado Lecture Series.
  • Supporting our mission of creating a better future for Colorado by inspiring wonder in our past.
  • Access to members-only digital content including exhibit previews and behind-the-scenes tours.
     
Basic Memberships ($60-$85)


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Benefits:

  • Free entry for members to all History Colorado sites, with 1-4 guests.
  • Free entry for members to the Georgetown Loop Railroad®, with 1-4 guests.
  • Subscription to the Colorado Magazine, where writers share timely perspectives to shed light on our current and ever-changing moment in history.
  • Discounts in all History Colorado gift shops, and the Rendezvous Cafe at the History Colorado Center.
  • And more!
     
Smithsonian Affiliate Memberships ($100-$1000)


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Benefits include all Basic Membership benefits, plus...

  • Subscription to the Smithsonian magazine & VIP Smithsonian Newsletter
  • Personalized Smithsonian Affiliate membership card
  • Discounts on cafe dining at Smithsonian museums in Washington D.C.
     
Colorado! Membership ($2500)


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Benefits:

  • All Basic Membership benefits for up to ten people.
  • All Smithsonian Affiliate Membership benefits.
  • Invitations to exclusive events, including tours, receptions, and special exhibits previews.
     
History Buffs (Free!)


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Benefits:

  • Free membership for all Colorado 4th-grade students.
  • Free admission to History Colorado sites for 4th-grade students and their family.
  • One free child ticket to the Georgetown Loop Railroad®.
  • Discounts on educational programs.
  • Subscription to our monthly e-blast.

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Corporate & Non-Profit Memberships


Corporate Sign-Up

Non-Profit Sign-Up

Benefits:

  • Two transferable membership cards in the name of your organization.
  • Subscription to the Colorado Magazine, where writers share timely perspectives to shed light on our current and ever-changing moment in history.
  • Invitations to members-only events.
  • 10% gift shop discount for all employees of your organization.
  • Acknowledgement on the Donor Wall at the History
     
Subscriber ($45)


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Benefits: 

  • Four-issue subscription to the Colorado Magazine, where writers share timely perspectives to shed light on our current and ever-changing moment in history.