Become a Member

OHA membership is a form of tribute to and respect for our community’s history. It helps support educational programming, historical services, and protects invaluable resources for future generations. Membership at OHA comes with many benefits – the semiannual magazine, History Highlights, 10% discount on everything, all the time at OHA Gift Gallery museum stores, and additional opportunities of discounts up to 50%, early notification of upcoming programs, special members only events, and exhibit previews.

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Together with OHA you can show that history matters.

Basic 1 year Individual Membership / Senior Couple – $30
Family (two adults, two children under 18) – $40
Senior/Student/Veteran – $25

Basic Benefits:
Subscription to our glossy magazine History Highlights published twice yearly
Early notification of all museum exhibits and special events
10% discount in Gift Gallery
Discount on select programs and events
Free admission to the Research Center for one year (Value, $7 per visit)
Recognition in History Highlights
Satisfaction of knowing you are helping to ensure OHA continues making history everyday!

Family: Includes all Basic Benefits for up to four family members may participate (children 18 years and under).

Researcher: Includes Basic Benefits plus one pack of note cards – $50

Historical Society: Includes Basic Benefits plus 25% one time discount on photo reproductions – $75

Archivist: Includes Researcher benefits and an hour of curatorial research ($30 value) – $100

Curator: Includes Researcher benefits and two hours of curatorial research ($60 value) – $250

Historian: Includes Research benefits and three hours of curatorial research ($90 value) plus a 10% facility rental discount – $500

Scholar: Includes Historian benefits plus our book Crossroads in Time: An Illustrated History of Syracuse $1000

Lifetime: Includes Scholar benefits plus two tickets to the annual OHA Medal Breakfast – $2500