Become a Member of the Salem Museum & Historical Society

Make a secure, online donation to become a member. 

Give a Gift Membership. We will notify the recipient of your thoughtfulness.

Membership has its benefits:

  • Our newsletter, special invitations, and meeting notices mailed directly to you, plus updates by email, as desired
  • Membership/Speaker Series: meetings are held monthly (except December) at 7 pm on second Thursdays. Speakers discuss topics of local historical interest and refreshments are served
  • Members-only gatherings and receptions for exhibition openings
  • Fun activities planned just for our members, including our festive annual banquet
  • The satisfaction of knowing you are joining others to make a difference in our community through your support!

The Salem Museum & Historical Society is a private, non-profit organization. Memberships and contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law. Our tax ID number is 54-1088887.

Dues and Contributing Memberships

Basic Membership for Individuals, Couples or Families


Contributing Memberships


$150-$299 Silver
$300-$999 Gold
$1,000 and above Platinum

Make a secure, online donation to become a member. 

Or, download our Membership Form and mail your check payable to the Salem Historical Society to:
Salem Museum
801 East Main Street
Salem, VA 24153

Or, call 540-389-6760 to pay your dues by credit card over the phone.

All donations to the Salem Historical Society are tax-deductible as allowable by law.