Membership & Giving

Contributions to the museum are vital to the educational programs and special events offered, as well as for the maintenance of the 1750s house, outbuildings and grounds.  If you would like purchase a membership please fill out the PayPal form below.  Thank you for your donation to the Bidwell House Museum!

While there are significant benefits to membership, including free house tours and reduced admission charges to various events, the real benefit is to know that you are an important part of this very special place.  The core membership, dedicated to the goals of the museum, provides its ongoing strength and direction and allows the museum to thrive.

Click HERE for printable membership form.

What are the Membership benefits?

Membership Categories & Benefits

All members receive the Bidwell House Museum Newsletter, invitations to all parties, discounts on our lecture programs, a listing in the annual recognition of friends, and:

Individual ($35): Season tour pass for 1
Family/Dual ($75): Season tour pass for 2
Benefactor ($100): Season tour pass for 2, plus 2 guest passes
Patron ($150): Season tour pass for 2, plus 4 guest passes
Old Manse Society ($250): Season tour pass for 2, plus 6 guest passes and a pre-arranged private tour by the museum director
Hargis/Brush Circle ($500): Season tour pass for 2, plus 8 guest passes and a personal invitation to view the private collections
Bidwell Society ($1,000+): Season tour pass for 2, plus 10 guest cards and approved use of museum grounds for a private event

Privately operated as a non-profit museum and financed by memberships, admissions, contributions and bequests, the Bidwell House Museum is a New England heritage site providing a personal encounter with history, early American home life, and the Berkshire landscape through its land, house and collection. The Museum is a non-profit educational institution for the benefit of the community and today’s audiences of all ages, dedicated to preservation, scholarship and enjoyment of the landmark site. All membership contributions are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Thank you for your support!