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Basic $45 Membership Includes

  • One Membership Card
  • General Benefits 
  • Tax-deductible amount $45 per year

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1-Year $45  |  2-Year $75


Family / Household $60 Membership IncludesTwo Membership Cards

  • Free museum admission for up to two children under age 18
  • Two Guest Passes
  • General Benefits, including a subscription to the Journal of San Diego History
  • Tax-deductible amount $29

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1-Year $60  |  2-Year $100


Associate $100 Membership Includes

  • All of the benefits of the Family/Household membership plus:
    • Free museum admission for up to two adult guests
    • A total of four guest passes
    • Reciprocal benefits at hundreds of museums
    • 50% off member's price to all History Happy Hour events
  • Tax-deductible amount $53

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1-Year $100  |  2-Year $175


Scholar's Circle $250 Membership Includes

  • All of the benefits of the Associate membership plus:
    • A total of six guest passes
    • Two tickets to a History Happy Hour event
    • Smithsonian Affiliate Membership
  • Tax-deductible amount $157

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1-Year $250  |  2-Year $450


Curator's Circle $500 Membership Includes

  • All of the benefits of the Scholar Circle membership plus:
    • A total of eight guest passes
    • One-time behind-the-scenes tour conducted by SDHC staff
  • Tax-deductible amount $391

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1-Year $500  |  2-Year $800


Director's Circle $1,000 Membership Includes

  • All of the benefits of the Curator’s Circle membership plus:
    • A total of ten guest passes
    • One 11x14 printed historic photo display for your home or business
    • Free museum admission for up to four adult guests
  • Tax-deductible amount $825

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1-Year $1,000  |  2-Year $1,800


Chairman's Circle $2,500 Membership Includes

  • All of the benefits of the Curator’s Circle membership plus:
    • A total of 12 guest passes
  • Tax-deductible amount $2,325

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1-Year $2,500


Educators/Students Membership Includes

  • All of the benefits of the Basic membership plus:
    • A pre field trip pass to the San Diego History Center, Research Library and Junípero Serra Museum
    • Free access to educator events
  • Tax-deductible amount $25

 

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1-Year $25
 


Costume Council Membership Includes

  • All of the benefits of the Associate membership

 

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1-Year $125

 


Your membership contribution, in excess of fair market value, is deductible according to IRS regulations. You may elect to decline membership benefits, which makes your gift fully deductible. San Diego History Center is a non-profit cultural, educational, and charitable corporation organized under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.