Become a Member

Connect with fun activities, good people, and the fascinating stories of California’s heartland. As a member, you’re in the know—you’re invited to all the events, activities, and new exhibits at the Museum. You receive exclusive invitations and information on local history. You’re a VIP with free general admission to the Museum and you don’t pay the parking fee when entering Micke Grove Regional Park.

Member Benefits

  • FREE general admission to the Museum
  • FREE parking at Micke Grove Regional Park
  • FREE use of Museum Research Library and archives (with appointment)
  • FREE San Joaquin Historian publication and newsletter
  • FREE quarterly historical presentations and lectures
  • Invitations to exclusive exhibit openings and activities
  • 10% discount at the Museum Mercantile gift and book shop

Members at the Benefactor, Sustainer, Patron, and Sponsor levels also receive 8 FREE guest passes per year (excludes special events).

Annual Membership Levels

$1000   Benefactor
$500   Sustainer
$250   Patron
$125   Sponsor
$100   Business/Organization

(2 adults, plus children under 18 in same household)


(1 or 2 adults in same household)


Membership level is $10 less if you receive ONLY the e-mailed newsletter.

Stop by the Museum or call to be mailed a membership brochure with a paid return envelope.

To join or for additional information please contact the Historical Society and Museum office: (209) 331-2055, or