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There has never been a more exciting time to be a member of the SMCHA! There is always something new to see… to do…to learn… to explore… so join today!

Membership in the San Mateo County Historical Association brings you the best family entertainment value for your money.

  • 12-month membership
  • Free admission to the museums
  • Subscription to monthly newsletter, Historical Happenings
  • Subscription to historical journal, La Peninsula
  • Preferred discount at Museum Store
  • Invitations to Member-Only events

Membership Levels

Good for 1 adult (age 62 and over)
Good for 1 Adult—plus receive discounts on traveling trunks and outreach presentations
Good for 1 Adult—plus unlimited free guests admitted for an entire year
Good for 2 Adults and includes:
• Unlimited free guests admitted for an entire year
• Preferred discount for History Museum rentals• Time Travelers pass for numerous discount privileges at over 270 museums in the USA (33 in California)
• NARM (North American Reciprocal Museum) program which includes free admission to over 1,075 art, culture and history museums
All Family Benefits—plus a copy of Ships of the World
All Archivist Benefits—plus a private tour of History Museum with a historian for 8 guests
All Historian Benefits—plus a “behind-the-scenes” tour of extensive collections in the museum’s off-site collections for 8 guests