Membership

General Benefits
  • Free admission (with card) to Newport Historical Society sites inlcuding the Museum.
  • Reduced rates for tours, programs, lectures and events.
  • Subscription to Historical Society publications.
  • 20% discount on purchases at Museum Store.
  • 10% discount on image and document reproduction.
  • Members Only shopping days.
  • Recognition in publications and Annual Report.
  • Past issues of the NHS journal Newport History are available online. Members receive a free online subscription and can create an account using their email given when joining.
Annual Membership Levels

     Scholar  $35 
With valid Student/Faculty I.D. 

  • General membership benefits plus
  • Subscription to the Society’s semiannual journal Newport History.

    Institutional  $35

  • For libraries and museums only: subscription to the Society’s journal Newport History.

     Individual  $50

  •  All general membership benefits for one person, plus
  • Subscription to the Society’s semiannual journal Newport History.

 NEW!  Islander Household  $100
 Newport County residents only

  • All general membership benefits for 2 adults and dependent children up to age 18, plus
  • Upon joining, a complimentary copy of the book Newport: A Concise History by C. P. B. Jefferys.

     Household  $125

  • All general membership benefits for 2 adults and dependent children up to age 18, plus
  • Upon joining, a complimentary copy of the book Newport: A Concise History by C. P. B. Jefferys.

     History Guild

  • Special level of Individual membership for Newport and American history enthusiasts, with invitations to annual Connoisseurs Tours of collections, special events and opportunities to meet other NHS history buffs.

     Sponsor  $250

  • All Household / Family membership benefits, plus
  • Upon joining, a print of 1777 PLAN OF THE TOWN OF NEWPORT, suitable for framing from the collections
  • 4 free passes to the annual Newport Antiques Show.

    Patron  $500

  • All Sponsor membership benefits, plus
  • 4 hours professional research services ($300 value).

    1854 Society  $1,000

  • All Patron membership benefits, plus
  • Upon joining, a limited edition sterling silver Cross fountain pen
  • 20% discount on one annual rental of one of the Society’s historic properties
  • Gift membership at the Household/Family level to the recipient of your choice
  • Recognition as a member of the 21st Century Giving Society.

Printable Membership form