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Membership

Membership

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 and the Dr. Charles H. Glatfelter Research Room

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 Gettysburg Beyond the Battle Museum

Archivist Level - $250/year

  • All of the above benefits, plus one gift family membership to the recipient of your choice and 20% off all gift shop purchases at Gettysburg Beyond the Battle Museum

Historian Level - $500/year

  • All of the above benefits, plus FREE admission to most ACHS programs, events, and classes

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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Business Memberships:

Is your business interested in joining ACHS as a member? The following memberships are available for 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
  • 4 complimentary passes to the Dr. Charles H. Glatfelter Research Room
  • Logo on ACHS website with link to your company's website
  • 10% discount on rental fees for the Battlefield Overlook Event Center or Seminar Room
  • Member rates for tours and events 
  • Annual recognition as a partner in ACHS’s e-newsletter (11k+ subscribers) with link to your company's website
  • Sponsorship of one weekend of the Weekend Program Series (Subject to availability)

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
  • 6 complimentary passes to the Dr. Charles H. Glatfelter Research Room
  • Logo on ACHS website with link to your company's website
  • 15% discount on rental fees for the Battlefield Overlook Event Center or Seminar Room
  • Member rates for tours and events plus 6 complimentary tickets for program(s) of your choice. Advance registration is required, and tickets are subject to availability. Please note that some programs may be excluded from this benefit.   
  • Annual recognition as a partner in ACHS’s e-newsletter (11k+ subscribers) with link to your company's website
  • Sponsorship of one Battlefield Overlook Speaker Series program or one month of the Weekend Program Series (Subject to availability)

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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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