Membership is your passport to Pennsylvania’s history & culture!

As a member of the Heritage Foundation, you will receive the award-winning Pennsylvania Heritage®, a quarterly magazine featuring fascinating stories of the Commonwealth’s rich history and culture.

Individual level members and higher receive full membership benefits, including free general* admission to all of the historic sites and museums on the Pennsylvania Trails of History™.


Heritage Member ~ $30
  • Subscription only: one year of Pennsylvania Heritage® (4 issues)
Individual Member ~ $50
Family Member ~ $70

  • The above, plus
  • Free general admission* for two adults and any children or grandchildren under age 18
Contributor Member ~ $100
  • All Family benefits, plus
  • A $25 gift certificate for use at our partner website,
Patron Member ~ $250
  • All Contributor benefits, plus
  • Five one-time use guest passes to any PHMC site or museum on the Trails of History™
  • Free admission to Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation Signature Series programs for two persons†
Benefactor Member ~ $500
  • Includes all Patron benefits, plus
  • Two additional one-year Heritage-level memberships to give as gifts
*Some special events at PHMC sites may require an additional fee.
Excludes Signature Series travel tours.
For more information on membership and benefits, or donations, please contact the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation at 1-866-823-6539, or  Or, mail your payment to Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation, 400 North Street, Harrisburg, PA 17120.

National Benefit

Your membership card is your passport to free or discounted admission to participating historic sites and museums nation-wide through Time Travelers.

A State Museum Affiliate Membership in the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation provides free admission to the museum, as well as to its popular Planetarium and Curiosity Connection.  State Museum affiliates will receive a 10% discount at The State Museum Store, timely communications from the museum director, and invitations to special membership opportunities and events at the museum.  In addition, members receive free admission to the museums and historic sites on the Pennsylvania Trails of History™, a one-year subscription to Pennsylvania Heritage® magazine, and 10% off purchases at  Don’t miss out.  Sign up today!

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