Become a Member or Renew your membership with New Castle Historical Society
The New Castle Historical Society is the only community organization that has the mission to save New Castle’s history and to share it with present and future generations. As a member of the Society, you’ll join a group of enthusiastic people that enjoy discovering New Castle’s past, preserving our heritage and sharing our history with others through a variety of museums, programs and events.
In addition to helping support our work of preserving New Castle historic buildings, artifacts, photos, and documents, as a member you’ll enjoy:
- Unlimited free admission for members to the Amstel House & Dutch House
- Free admission for additional guests per membership per year to the Amstel and Dutch Houses at key membership levels:
- Household Members are allowed two additional guests
- Patron Members are allowed four additional guests
- 1651 Benefactor Members are allowed eight additional guests
- 10% discount on purchases in our museum store at The Arsenal
- Invitations to the annual garden party, exhibit openings and other Society programs
- Free or reduced admission to certain Society events, including lectures and special exhibits
- Automatic enrollment in the nationwide Time Travelers program with more than 300 institutions in 40 states
- The Society's newsletter, Tidings
- $100 discount on event rentals at The Arsenal (at the Household level and above)
As a 1651 Benefactor member, in addition to the above benefits, you'll also enjoy...
- Two complimentary tickets to our Annual Garden Party
- Free admission for up to 8 guests per membership per year to the Amstel and Dutch Houses (eight guests per year total)
- Invitations to special private programs designed and offered exclusively for 1651 Benefactors
- Many other benefits exclusive to 1651 Benefactors
For additional information about our annual membership options, and to join or renew as a member the New Castle Historical Society now, just click below!