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Membership in the Somerville Museum / Somerville Historical Society is open to all who are interested in supporting our local arts, culture and history. Memberships run from January 1st to December 31st of the current year. Benefits of membership include invitations to members-only events, discounts on ticket sales and 10% discounts for Museum sales items. Your membership qualifies as a tax-deductible charitable donation to a 501c3 organization.


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Senior Membership ($25)

Over the age of 60

  Student Membership ($25)

Between the ages of 12 and 18 or current student of any age (please provide your student ID card). Students below the age of 12 are free.


Individual Membership ($35)


Family Membership ($60)



Donate between $61 - $100



Donate between $101 - $500


Corporate Member

An organization supporting the Somerville Museum at the level of $500 or more. Corporate members can use the Museum for one event per year, subject to the usual rules and requirements.



A person, an organization or corporation, who subscribes to the mission of the Somerville Museum and generously supports the organization at the range of $500 or above.



Related Organizations


The Somerville Museum was called the Somerville Historical Society when it was founded in 1896. They are the same entity. Somerville Museum membership includes membership in the Somerville Historical Society.


Historic Somerville, a separate nonprofit organization devoted to the preservation, research, and promotion of all things related to Somerville history. This could include oral histories, raising funds for conservation of the City's Milk Row Cemetery, and buying costumes for historic re-enactments.


The Somerville Historic Preservation Commission (SHPC) is the municipal organization seeking to preserve historically significant buildings throughout the City and is involved with the establishment of protected historic districts.


Together the Somerville Museum, Historic Somerville and the SHPC work to create strong support for Somerville's rich history.



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