Membership

Basic Membership Benefits


  • 10% discount in museum shop
  • Discounts on classes, special programs, etc. when there is a fee
  • Free admission to Port Hampton lecture series
  • Free admission to Front Porch Music Series concerts
  • Free admission to Oral History Project programs
  • Free admission to the museum
  • Invitations to special / members-only events (example: advance exhibit previews)
  • Membership with the Hampton History Museum Association
  • Museum newsletter

Annual Membership Dues


Monies collected from memberships go to operational expenses of the museum, helping us offer a variety of educational and entertaining exhibits, workshops and programs for our community. A portion of these dues may be tax deductible. For individual information, consult your tax advisor. Fill out the application form to become a member at one of the levels listed below. Please return the completed form to the museum.

Basic Memberships


  • Student: $15
  • Individual: $25
  • Couple (or individual and guest): $40
  • Household: $60 up to two adults and all children in the household
  • Family: $75 for grandparents, adult children and all grandchildren

Society Memberships


  • Kecoughtan Society: $100 - $299
    • All family membership benefits plus 10% discount on rental of museum facilities for private functions
  • Fort Algernon Society: $300 - $499
    • All family membership benefits plus 10% discount on rental of museum facilities and five complementary guest admissions to the museum
  • Elizabeth City Society: $500 - $999
    • All family membership benefits plus 15% discount on rental of museum facilities and five complementary guest admissions to the museum
  • Port Hampton Society: $1000+
    • All family membership benefits plus 20% discount on rental of museum facilities, 15% discount in the museum shop and five complementary guest admissions to the museum