Become a Member

Membership dues support the Cambridge Historical Society's educational programs, archival and object collections, and preservation of the historic Hooper-Lee-Nichols House. We welcome you to join us as a member! Membership renews annually in March.

How to join

You can join or renew your CHS membership online and pay securely through Paypal (you will be re-directed to the secure Paypal site but will receive a confirmation from CHS within a few days).

Membership type
Name and address of recipient

If you would prefer to send a check, please mail payment to:

The Cambridge Historical Society
159 Brattle Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

The Cambridge Historical Society is a private non-profit and does not receive funding from the City of Cambridge. Thank you for supporting our work!


General Membership Benefits

A subscription to The Cambridge Historian, our bi-annual print newsletter; Discounts at the Society’s ticketed events; Invitations to the membership’s Annual Meeting in March, Holiday Party in December, and other upcoming events; Priority reservations for limited-enrollment programs; A 100% tax-deduction; Joining thousands of others in making a difference in your community.
If you have questions about membership, please call 617 547-4252 or send an e-mail message to: