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Become a McLean County Museum of History Member!

Choose your own amount


What does your membership support?

Choose a membership level to fit your needs:

  • McLean Club ($2,500+): Funds one full day of Museum operations, exhibits, and educational programs
  • Lincoln Club ($1,000-$2,499): Underwrites four school tours during the annual Evergreen Cemetery Walk
  • Stevenson Club ($500-$999): Supports one full week of services in the Stevenson-Ives Library/Archives
  • Fifer-Bohrer Club ($250-$499): Helps furnish hands-on artifact loan kits for classroom use
  • Davis Club ($100-$249): Funds an on-site Senior Reminiscence program for residents in an assisted-living center
  • Primary Membership ($50-$99): Covers basic costs, including mailings, events, newsletters, and Time Travelers benefits

The McLean County Museum of History is an essential thread in the cultural and educational fabric of Central Illinois. Housed in the magnificent Old McLean County Courthouse, our programs and exhibits tell the rich stories of past generations along with those of new and growing communities. Exhibits encourage visitors to reflect on the challenges, choices and change that made McLean County the diverse and successful community it is today.

Your membership is an act of philanthropy that will help:

  • Remove financial barriers to learning and cultural opportunities
  • Provide educational programs for more than 8,200 local children and senior citizens each year
  • Increase online access to our Collections and Library/Archives
  • Support FREE Tuesdays at the Museum
  • Offer public events such as Christmas at the Courthouse and the Evergreen Cemetery Walk

Each Museum membership provides direct benefits and special access:

  • Free admission to the Museum and Library/Archives for you and your family
  • Quarterly On the Square newsletter
  • Access to exhibit openings and special events
  • Member price tickets to all Museum events
  • 10% discount of Museum gift shop purchases
  • Free or discounted admission on more than 300 historic sites and museum across the U.S. through the Time Travelers reciprocal membership program
  • Membership donations are 100% tax deductible