JOIN US - New Member

Welcome to the Sacramento Historical Society!


As a member, you will receive:

  • Free admission to monthly programs

  • Early notice of special events

  • Free and unlimited access to the entire Golden Note and Journal digital libraries

  • Discounts on certain books offered by SHS at program meetings

  • Golden Nuggets newsletter

  • Discounted ticket price for special events (e.g. Enlightenment Awards)

  • A chance to be a part of history in the place that brought you the Gold Rush


Memberships are calendar year. Membership renewals after September 1st will be valid for the balance of the current year and following calendar year. 

To pay for your membership, you can mail a check or pay online.

To pay with a check:


Download the membership application HERE. Print and fill in the application and mail it with a check made payable to:


Sacramento Historical Society

P.O. Box 160065

Sacramento, CA 95816-0065



To pay online:


Complete the membership application below. Once you have completed the application and clicked the "Submit" button at the end of the form, follow the payment prompts that appear. A PayPal account is not necessary for purchase. If you do not have a PayPal account, simply scroll down and click on the "Pay with Debit or Credit Card" option. 

Please note: If no payment prompts appear, your browser may be setup to block pop-up windows. Please update your browser's settings to allow pop-up windows from If the payment window still doesn't appear, please submit your membership payment by mailing a check.


P.O. Box 160065

Sacramento, CA 95816



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