Become a Museum Member
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    As a member of The History Museum, you receive free or discounted admission at more than 350 history museums nationwide through the Time Travelers program. Simply show your membership card from The History Museum and ask for the Time Travelers special discount. Free parking, gift shop discounts, and other special offers are also offered.


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    to see a complete list of participating museums.

    There has never been a better time to become a member of The History Museum. Membership includes impressive benefits like free admission, guest passes, invitations to exclusive members-only events, and discounts on programs, The Museum Boutique, facility rentals, and more! Plus, museum membership offers a unique way to connect with history. The History Museum is the second oldest one of its type in Indiana, and for over 150 years, we have collected and preserved local history. Not only does membership offer terrific benefits, but it is through the support of our members that we can continue doing what we do best—preserve the past!

    A campus membership includes both The History Museum and the Studebaker National Museum.
    Benefits of Membership
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      Free museum admission all year long
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      Free or discounted admission at more than 200 history museums nationwide through the Time Travelers program.
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      Invitation to members-only events, like Member’s Night at Four Winds Field and exhibit opening parties.
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      10% discount at The Museum Boutique
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      10% discount on facility rentals
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      Discounts on events and programs
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      Guest passes
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      Yesterday’s News, our quarterly newsletter
    How to Purchase or Renew a Membership
    Purchase online by clicking the buttons located below.

    Print an Application
    Click Here to print a membership application. Complete the application and mail to: The History Museum, 808 W. Washington St., South Bend, IN 46601

    Contact Us
    Contact Shelby DeJong, Membership Coordinator, at or 574-235-9664, ext. 238

    In Person
    Speak to a Visitor Services staff member on your next visit to the museum.
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