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Become a Member


Ice Cream Social at the Colchester Historical Society Museum

Are you interested in the history of the Town of Colchester? Join the Colchester Historical Society and learn more about history and share your skills and knowledge with others.

Membership is a flat fee of $25 per household.  Any and all additional contributions are always welcome! The Colchester Historical Society is a self-supporting non-profit volunteers organization dependent on the generosity of others.

Join or Renew Membership   or   Download the CHS Membership Form here

Your Membership Supports:

  • The preservation of historically important objects, documents and image.s
  • Free public educational programs related to Colchester and the region.
  • Free admission to the Colchester History Museum.
  • The Annual Third-Grade Classes Historic Walking Tour of Colchester.
  • The education of civic and community leaders about the importance of our history and historic preservation.
  • The preservation of the historic Colchester Burying Ground.

Membership Benefits

At the $25 donation level and above, your yearly membership includes the following benefits.
  • Two free hours of dedicated research by a trained CHS volunteer.
  • Invitation to the Society annual meeting and picnic with special program.
  • Invitation to members-only exhibit openings.
  • Priority registration or discounts on our most popular programs.
  • Use of the CHS meeting room space (arranged through the administrator).
  • Invitation to the Annual CHS holiday dinner party.
  • The knowledge that your effort will help preserve Colchester's history and architecture.

If you are interested in becoming a member, please email mail@colchesterhistory.org to request a membership form and mail with your check to the Colchester Historical Society, PO Box 13, Colchester, CT 06415 or join us online by using our PayPal Account.

Join the Colchester Historical Society

Help us preserve and share town history, engage the community, and tell the stories of our residents past and present.