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Since 1905, we’ve been weaving the images of families, locations, events and culture together so that our community, both present and future, can share in the sense of why our community is unlike any other. Your support preserves priceless collections, expands our exhibits and educates over 3,000 students a year. So that ALL can live, love and share in the history and home we call Monroe County.



Members are partners in the MCHC mission to provide an accessible learning environment for all to enjoy through innovative exhibitions, stimulating programs and educational initiatives that bring the stories of Monroe County to life. Your membership makes our programming and exhibits possible. Through your membership you’ll have VIP treatment which includes:

  • Free Museum Admission for the year
  • Subscription to the History Center’s bi-monthly newsletter, The Historian
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store
  • Reciprocal benefits at over 300 history museums throughout the U.S. through the Time Travelers program
  • 50% off copies in the Research Library

Members at the Supporter Level ($100) also gives you access to over 1000 museums throughout North America through the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) program. For a map of participating NARM institutions click here.



By becoming a sustaining member, you become the foundation for the vision that MCHC embodies – to be the storytellers of the history and culture of this community we hold so dear and to make a lasting contribution so future generations can understand our beginnings and embrace our future. Sustaining members receive all member benefits corresponding to their level of giving including reciprocal benefits to over 300 museums in the United States through the Time Traveler program and access to over 1000 North American museums and cultural centers through the North American Reciprocal Museums (NARM) program.