Many people are surprised to learn the Montclair History Center exists on a tiny, shoestring budget of approximately $225,000 per year. Those funds are used to maintain our four historic houses, keep our library and archives open, and produce and implement adult and children’s programs. As an independent, not-for-profit 501c3 organization, we are not part of the township, nor do we receive township funds. Preserving Montclair’s rich history, educating others about its importance, and sharing the stories of the people who made Montclair what it is today depends on your generosity.
Please join or donate today.
Become a member…
If you would like to show your support of the Montclair History Center, please become a member.
Individual, Senior, and Student Membership entitles you to:
Free admission (1 person) to our four historic properties
Reduced prices on select programs
Exclusive behind the scenes programs for members
10% discount in our Museum Shop.
Complimentary use and assistance in the Albert P. Terhune Research Library
You will receive our quarterly newsletter and advance notice about upcoming programs and events.
Family Membership entitles you to all of the above, and:
Free admission (member plus 4 additional family members) to our four historic properties
Patron, Friend, and Benefactor Membership entitles you to all of the family level benefits, and:
Two complimentary passes for guests at public tours
Free admission to any participating museum associated with the National North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM)
Student/Senior (65+) - $25.00
Individual - $35.00
Family - $50.00
Patron - $100.00
Friend - $250.00
Corporate - $500.00
Benefactor - $500.00
Landmark Society - $1000+
Already a member and want to create/access your portal account? Download our guide here.
Your can earmark your donation to go to “wherever it’s needed or most” or to a specific program, undertaking, or initiative. If you would like to earmark your donation, please note it under “additional information.”