Become a member of the Winona County Historical Society to be involved, stay connected, meet new people, receive discounts and more! The members of the Winona County Historical Society are of all ages and are from all over the world. If you enjoy history, want to support a vibrant organization or have a love of the area, we encourage you to join!
As a member you are truly a part of preserving your community's heritage. Members receive invitations to the WCHS annual meeting in March for a short business meeting, vote on new board members and to hear a special speaker or performance. A dessert reception follows.
Free admission to WCHS museums.
Free or discounted admission to programs, workshops, events and tours.
Free subscription to The Argus a bi-monthly journal of articles and member news items.
Join our e-mail list for special updates and offers for members.
Invitation to The Annual Meeting and other special member-only events.
10% discount on purchases from the Museum Shop all year, and 25% during December!
Connect with others by volunteering, participating in events, programs, class and groups.
Participate in the fun of the Voices From the Past: Woodlawn Cemetery Walk, Museum Open House, and other events and activities.
Support a local organization that is a vibrant member of the community.
Ensure the future of your past!
Contributing, Sponsor, Sustaining and Capt. Orrin Smith level members also enjoy free museum admission for their household and any out-of-county guests!
Business Partnerships We also have two Business Level membership options! Businesses can join and receive the following benefits along with supporting a great local organization. Also ask us about event, exhibit and other sponsorship opportunities.
One family membership for owner/business president.
Ten (level 1) or Twenty (level 2) family passes for admission to any WCHS museum. (Valued at $16 each)
Membership Decal for public display in business.
One (level 1) or Two (level 2) free rentals of WCHS meeting rooms.
Recognition in membership newsletter, The Argus.
Four (level 1 ) or Eight (level 2) hours of archivist research time in the Archives ($20/hr. value).
JOIN TODAY! Join or renew online below, stop in or call the History Center. You membership materials will be mailed to you and your membership lasts a year from the date purchased. Questions? Contact Executive Director, Carrie Johnson.