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Individual Memberships


Individual Membership (benefits for one person)

  • Individual $60

  • Senior Individual $55 (age 65 and older)

  • Academic/Teacher $50

  • Military $50 (active duty or retired)

  • Student $25 (valid student ID required)

Dual Membership (benefits for two individuals at same address)

  • Individual Plus One $75

  • Senior Couple $75 (ages 65 or older)

Family $85 (benefits for four individuals at the same address)

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For more information about memberships and giving opportunities, please contact Matt Weber, Manager of Annual Giving and Membership, at 804.342.9658 or

Join us and take advantage of all the exciting benefits that membership offers (shown below), including access to member-only publications like the Virginia History & Culture Magazine and the long-standing academic journal, the Virginia Magazine of History & Biography  Plus, your support helps provide vital educational programming for schools, develop multi-generational learning experiences, preserve important artifacts of Virginia’s history, and foster community engagement. Gift memberships are also available.

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