We Need You

Your membership supports historic preservation, helps provide high quality exhibits, and brings the Museum’s educational programs to the broader community. Memberships and contributions fund our annual operating budget and help keep the Museum open. As a Member, you’ll be informed of the Museum’s many educational and social activities.

Give a Gift Membership

Share the benefits and fun you enjoy with friends and family. Membership begins at just $50. Your membership contribution supports the Museum and is greatly appreciated. The Museum is a registered 501(c)(3), memberships are tax deductible.

Personal  and Family Memberships

  • $50 Individual
  • $70 Family
  • $100 Supporting
  • $250 Friend
  • $500 Patron
  • $1,000 Director’s Circle
  • $2,500 Founder’s Circle

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Business or Organization Memberships

  • $250 Business level
  • $500 Partner level
  • $1,000 Corporate level

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Membership Benefits

Individual Level Benefits

  • Personalized membership card (Benefits apply to one person)
  • Quarterly member newsletter
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store
  • Discounts on event tickets
  • Invitations to private member events

Family Level Benefits

  • Personalized membership card (Benefits apply to everyone in the same household)
  • Quarterly member newsletter
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store
  • Discounts on event tickets
  • Invitations to private member events

Supporting Level Benefits

  • All Family Level Benefits, plus
  • NARM membership, North American Reciprocal Museum Association, one of the largest reciprocal membership programs in the world (includes 822 institutions in North America)

Friend Level Benefits

  • All Museum Supporting Level Membership Benefits, plus
  • Two free tickets to Train Days or MoonFest

Patron Level Benefits

  • All Friend Level Membership Benefits, plus
  • Two free tickets to Member Summer Party
  • Invitations to events exclusive to upper level members
  • Free copy of Early Los Altos and Los Altos Hills

Director's Circle Benefits

  • All Patron Membership Benefits, plus
  • Private exhibit tour for up to 8

Founder's Circle Benefits

  • All Director’s Circle Benefits, plus
  • Two free tickets to Crab Feed
  • Private exhibit tour for up to 15

Business Level Benefits

  • 2 Personalized membership cards
  • Los Altos History Museum Sponsor Sticker for store window
  • Receive quarterly member newsletter
  • Identified as a business member in newsletter

Partner Level Benefits

  • 2 Personalized membership cards
  • Free admission to NARM Participating Museums
  • Los Altos History Museum Sponsor Sticker for store window
  • Receive quarterly member newsletter
  • Identified as a Business Member in newsletter
  • Business logo on Museum website
  • Customized social media posts on your business 1x a quarter

Corporate Level Benefits

  • 4 Personalized membership cards
  • Free admission to NARM Participating Museums
  • Los Altos History Museum Sponsor Sticker for store window
  • Receive quarterly member newsletter
  • Identified as a Business Member in newsletter
  • Business logo on Museum website
  • Customized social media posts on your business 1x a month
  • Business logo in e-newsletter 4x a year
  • 20% discount on weekday rental event booking fee