History is Calling
The Filson Historical Society invites anyone with an interest in history to join as a member. Filson membership allows you and your family to become history insiders, receiving exclusive benefits while supporting local history. Look below for a full list of benefits. Please join, renew, or purchase a gift membership today! For new members, please allow up to two business days for your Filson website login to be activated.
Answer the Call - Become a Member Today!
- Free or reduced admission to Filson events
- Free subscriptions to The Filson newsmagazine and the Ohio Valley History journal
- Free research access to The Filson's library and special collections
- Access to member-only online content
- Discounted book sales at Filson events
Teacher / Student - $25
Membership benefits with digital publications for one adult with a current student or teacher ID.
E-member - $30
Digital-only membership benefits (access to member-only online content and digital publications)
Individual - $70
Membership benefits for one adult.
Boone (Family) - $120
Membership benefits for a family (two adults and all children under 18) plus recognition in The Filson.
Audubon - $250
All Boone level benefits plus 2 free guest passes, and invitations to special exhibit openings.
Clay - $500
All Audubon level benefits plus 4 free guest passes and a research consultation with Filson archivists.
Shelby - $1000
All Clay level benefits plus 6 free guest passes and an annual invitation to dinner with a nationally-recognized historian or author.
Clark - $2,500
All Shelby level benefits plus 8 free guest passes and a free gift Boone membership for the person or household of your choice.
All Clark level benefits plus 10 free guest passes and an annual free use* of a Filson event space.
*Subject to Filson rental policies.