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Why Become a Member?

Since 1888, the Adams County Historical Society has preserved millions of historic items that tell the story of our world-famous community. Now, YOU can be part of this important work by becoming a member of ACHS! 

Members enjoy many benefits, including free educational programs, discounted tickets for tours and events, and so much more! ACHS members also receive free admission to the Seminary Ridge Museum.

CLICK ON THE LEVEL OF YOUR CHOICE to join using a credit card.

Individual Level - $40/year

  • Monthly e-newsletters, advance notice and discounts for tours and events.
  • FREE admission to Gettysburg Beyond the Battle Museum & ACHS Research Center.

Family Level - $70/year

  • All of the above benefits, extended to all permanent members of your household.

Curator Level - $120/year

  • All of the above benefits, plus 10% off all Gift Shop purchases at ACHS.

Archivist Level - $250/year

  • All of the above benefits, plus one gift family membership to the recipient of your choice and a $25 ACHS Gift Certificate.

Historian Level - $500/year

  • All of the above benefits, plus FREE admission to most ACHS programs, events, and classes, and a $50 ACHS Gift Certificate.

Director Level - $1,000/year

  •  All of the above benefits, plus a private behind-the-scenes tour of ACHS, featuring rare artifacts, for up to five guests, and a complimentary guided car tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield with a Licensed Battlefield Guide.

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NEW FOR 2023 - Business Memberships:

Is your business interested in joining ACHS as a member? We are excited to announce a brand new opportunity for businesses in 2023. The following memberships are now available to businesses:

Community Partner - $250/year - Benefits to be redeemed within one calendar year from membership join/renewal date.

  • 6 complimentary tickets to Gettysburg Beyond the Battle Museum
  • 10% off all rental fees for the Battlefield Overlook Event Center or the Seminar Room
  • Inclusion of business name on ACHS website
  • Member rates for tours and events 
  • Annual recognition as a partner in ACHS’s e-newsletter (7k+ subscribers)

Corporate Partner - $500/year - Benefits to be redeemed within one calendar year from membership join/renewal date.

  • 12 complimentary tickets to Gettysburg Beyond the Battle Museum
  • 15% off all rental fees for the Battlefield Overlook Event Center or the Seminar Room
  • Inclusion of business logo on ACHS website
  • Member rates for tours and events plus 6 complimentary tickets for program(s) of your choice. Advance registration is required. 
  • Annual recognition as a partner in ACHS’s e-newsletter (7k+ subscribers)

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If you prefer to send a check, click here for a downloadable PDF form. Please mail your membership form and check to ACHS at 625 Biglerville Rd., Gettysburg, PA 17325. All memberships are good for one year from the date of payment. Members will receive confirmation of their payment and a membership card via regular mail.

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