Membership Benefits

A membership in the Nevada Historical Society is the perfect way to embrace your fascination with Nevada’s rich heritage.

A NHS membership includes many benefits:

  • NHS Quarterly publication (except Senior and Student membership levels)
  • unlimited free admission to all seven museums Lost City, NSM-CC, NSM-LV, NSRM, NSRM-BC, NSRM-Ely, NHS
  • e-newsletter, regular email announcements to upcoming exhibitions
  • free exhibit events and programs
  • 15% discount in all Nevada museum stores
  • 50% off all Nevada museum train rides


Invest in Nevada’s past, present and future History!
Buy, Give, or Renew a Membership today.

Membership Categories

Individual $35
Family $60
Institutional $50
Sustaining $100
Contributing $250
Patron $500
Benefactor $1000
Student* $20
Senior* $20

*Senior (65 and older) and student members receive free admission and a 15% museum store discount, but do not receive the Nevada Historical Society Quarterlypublication.

Seniors or students wanting the Quarterly may join at a higher level, beginning at $35.

Membership Form

Become a member today – print out our form and mail it to:

Nevada Historical Society
Attn: Membership
1650 North Virginia Street
Reno, NV  89503

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Ruel C. Gridley, posing with the Sanitary Sack of Flour. You can learn more about this fascinating story on Mysteries at the Museum.

The episode is called Crossword Code, Ampelmann, Brushy Bill. For more information, click on this link: Ruel C. Gridley episode.

You can read the article written by Guy Clifton in the RGJ about our famous flour sack.