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 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 support the museum’s mission of inspiring wonder in our past.

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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.

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Access Levels ($20-$45)


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Benefits for Digital Membership ($20)

  • Digital subscription to The Colorado Magazine, where writers share timely perspectives to shed light on our current and ever-changing moments in history.
  • Discounts to programs, events, camps, and our online gift shop
  • Access to digital member’s lounge
  • Subscription to weekly digest, monthly member eblast, & member greeting

Benefits for Community Membership ($45)

  • 2 named adults, 5 people covered
  • Admission to 8 HC museums
  • Discounts to programs, events, camps, cafe, and gift shops
  • Access to virtual member’s lounge
  • Subscription to weekly digest, monthly member eblast, & member greeting
  • Reciprocal admission and benefits at over 300 museums nationwide (Time Travelers)

 

General Memberships ($65-$90)


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Seniors get a $5 discount!

Benefits:

  • Admission to all 8 HC museums (1-6 paying adults; kids are free at all sites)
  • Georgetown Loop Railroad passes (1-4)
  • Subscription to The Colorado Magazine
  • Discounts to programs, events, camps, cafe, and gift shops
  • Access to digital member’s lounge
  • Subscription to weekly digest, monthly member eblast, & member greeting
  • Reciprocal admission and benefits at over 300 museums nationwide (Time Travelers)

 

Supporter Memberships ($200-$2,500)


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Benefits include:

  • All General Membership benefits
  • Subscription to the Smithsonian magazine & VIP Smithsonian Newsletter
  • Personalized Smithsonian Affiliate membership card
  • Discounts on cafe dining at Smithsonian Museums in DC

 

Fourth Grade History Buffs Memberships (Free!)


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Benefits include:

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

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The Colorado Magazine Subscriber ($45)


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Benefits include:

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

 

Corporate & Non-Profit Memberships


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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 moments 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 Colorado Center