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Become a Member of the ISHS Family

Idaho State Historical Society Members are living the history that is preserved through the work of the Historical Society – now and for the future.

ISHS Membership drives educational programs and public events. Your support can be seen in classrooms and communities across the state.

ISHS members are a part of ISHS family. We continue to provide dynamic and engaging historical content, educational resources and meaningful Idaho stories. Please check Idaho History at Home and follow us on social media for digital resources to help you stay connected to our state, its story, and one another.

ISHS Membership is the best way to create your very own historic adventure. Members receive the best deal in history with complimentary admission and discounts on merchandise, events, and activities. Become a member today to begin your adventure.


Questions about your Idaho State Historical Society Membership?

(208) 514-2331


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Membership Categories

Students and Seniors (60 and above) qualify for a $5 discount on any membership package.


$50 | Benefits for one named member.


$75 | Benefits for two named members.


$100 | Benefits for two named members and up to five junior member passes for ages 17 and under.


$250 | All benefits of the family membership plus two additional guest passes.


$500 | All benefits of the family membership plus four additional guest passes.

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Membership Benefits

Upcoming Events & Programs

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Ongoing Membership Benefits

  • Time Travelers, a network of hundreds of historical museums and sites across the country.
  • Complimentary admission to the Idaho State Museum and Old Idaho Penitentiary.
  • Early registration to major events.
  • Membership funds are used to fund critical ISHS programs, helping to preserve and promote Idaho history.
  • 10% discount at the Idaho State Museum’s M Store and the Old Idaho Penitentiary gift shop.
  • Mountain Light, a bi-annual newsletter full of informative articles and upcoming events.
  • Illuminating Idaho: Narratives from the Idaho State Historian, a monthly member exclusive letter from the Idaho State Historian
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