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.

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  • 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

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Membership Levels

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.

Filson -$5,000

All Clark level benefits plus 10 free guest passes and an annual free use* of a Filson event space.

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*Subject to Filson rental policies.