May is Membership Month

Help preserve Geneva’s best cultural institution. Renew or become a Geneva History Museum member during the month of May for a chance to win a $100 gift certificate to the Museum. Certificate can be used for programs, research, events or in the Gift Shop. Annual Membership benefits include:

  • Free Admission to Exhibitions
  • Invitation to Annual Members Celebration
  • Invitations to VIP/Members Only Exhibition Preview Parties
  • Invitations and discounts for Special Events & Programs
  • Annual Calendar of Exhibitions, Programs and Events
  • Email Updates
  • Reduced Research Fees
  • 10% off Gift Shop Purchases (20% at the Annual Members Celebration)
  • Reciprocal Benefits to more than 200 Museums in over 40 states

Give More & Get More

Membership support is important, however, it covers a very small portion of operating expenses. That’s why your unrestricted donation is vital to preserve Geneva’s history with engaging exhibitions, programs, and events. Donors of $100 or more now get access to recorded programs on the Museum’s website. Did you miss a Brown Bag Program this year? Now you can watch them at your convenience on our website. Annual Donors receive the following benefits:

Pioneer / $100 – $249

  • Name on annual donor wall
  • Recognition in annual mailing
  • Online access to recorded Museum programs
  • Complimentary one-year membership

Settler / $250 – $499

  • All Pioneer benefits plus:
  • Free admission to all Brown Bag Programs

Historian / $500 – $999

  • All Settler benefits plus:
  • Free admission to all Exhibition Programs

Herrington Circle / $1,000+

  • All Historian benefits plus:
  • Invitations to special Herrington Circle events & parties
  • Gift of one-year membership for a friend
  • 50% off Museum Room Rental fees

Memberships can be made here on our website, in person at the Museum, over the phone at 630-232-4951, or by mail to 113 South Third Street, Geneva, IL 60134. Please indicate how you would like to be listed in our donor database and in all recognitions.

Join us from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, May 4 for a celebration of the 65th anniversary of 25 North Third Street. Docents will tell stories of how Ashland Center has transformed this former grocery store and bank into office space while honoring the building’s history. Refreshments will be served. Come to the Museum after the party for free admission and sign-up for a behind-the-scenes tour of the archives and collection at 1 p.m., 2 p.m. or 3 p.m. Registration for this event is not required.