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General Membership Benefits

  • Discounted Research

    Discounted rates on research services.

  • Store Discount

    20% discount on purchases made at the Museum & Shop.

  • Subscription

    Subscription to annual NHS publications.

  • Exclusive Email Content & Deals

    Weekly emails and members-only promotions

  • Recognition

    Recognition in publications and our Annual Report.

  • Free Admission

    Free admission to NHS properties (when available).

  • Reduced Admission

    Reduced admission for tours, programs lectures and events (when available).

  • Free Access to Other Museums

    Memberships valued at $100+ have free access to hundreds of cultural institutions across the country (via NARM & ROAM).

Annual Membership Levels

  • $35

    Scholar

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    Scholar* – $35


    • Subscription to Newport History, the journal of the Newport Historical Society, and other publications
    • General membership benefits not included

    *With valid Student/Faculty ID

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  • $35

    Institutional

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    Institution* – $35


    • Subscription to Newport History, the journal of the Newport Historical Society, and other publications
    • General membership benefits not included

    *For educational or library institutions only

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  • $50

    Individual

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    Individual – $50


    • All general membership benefits for one person

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  • $100

    Islander Household

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    Islander Household – $100


    • For residents of Newport County, Rhode Island
    • All general membership benefits for 2 adults and dependents up to age 18
    • Upon joining, a copy of the book History Bytes by the Staff of the Newport Historical Society
    • Free admission to NARM affiliated locations and discounts in NARM affiliated shops

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  • $125

    Household

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    Household – $125


    • All general membership benefits for 2 adults and dependents up to age 18
    • Upon joining, a copy of the book History Bytes by the Staff of the Newport Historical Society
    • Free admission to NARM affiliated locations and discounts in NARM affiliated shops

    To join or renew your membership, click the Donate button below:

  • $250

    Sponsor

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    Sponsor – $250


    • All general membership benefits for 2 adults and dependents up to age 18
    • Upon joining, a copy of the book History Bytes by the Staff of the Newport Historical Society
    • Waived access fees for archive, photograph, and artifact research
    • Free admission to NARM affiliated locations and discounts in NARM affiliated shops

    To join or renew your membership, click the Donate button below:

  • $500

    Patron

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    Patron – $500


    • All general membership benefits for 2 adults and dependents up to age 18
    • Upon joining, a copy of the book History Bytes by the Staff of the Newport Historical Society
    • Waived access fees for archive, photograph, and artifact research
    • Upon joining, a reproduction image from the collections of the Newport Historical Society
    • 4 hours of professional research services (a $300 value)
    • Free admission to NARM affiliated locations and discounts in NARM affiliated shops

    To join or renew your membership, click the Donate button below:

  • $1,000

    1854 Society

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    1854 Society – $1,000


    • All general membership benefits for 2 adults and dependents up to age 18
    • Upon joining, a copy of the book History Bytes by the Staff of the Newport Historical Society.
    • Waived access fees for archive, photograph, and artifact research
    • Upon joining, a reproduction image from the collections of the Newport Historical Society
    • 4 hours of professional research services (a $300 value)
    • 10% discount on one rental of a Newport Historical Society property, when available
    • Gift membership at the Household Level to the recipient of your choice
    • Free admission to NARM affiliated locations and discounts in NARM affiliated shops

    To join or renew your membership, click the Donate button below:

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Questions about membership?

Please call our Membership Coordinator at (401) 846-0813 x110, or reach out via email through the link below.

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