Support Nebraska history by becoming a member of History Nebraska. Your membership helps us collect, preserve, and open to all the stories of Nebraska’s people and places. 

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There are five easy ways to become a History Nebraska member

Membership Coordinator
History Nebraska
1500 R. Street
Lincoln, NE 68508-9922

Membership Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Membership Options

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Every membership provides:

  • the opportunity to support one of the nation's leading historical organizations
  • a connection with other Nebraska history enthusiasts through social media and special events

Subscription ($32/year) lets you enjoy:

Full Members($40/year and up) enjoy:

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  • Household – Two adults, kids under 18 ($55 /1 year)
  • Household – Two adults, kids under 18 ($99 /2 years - Save 10%)
  • 2-year Individual ($72 - Save 10%)
  • Contributing ($150/1 year or $270/2 years - Save 10%)
  • Supporting ($250/1 year or $450/2 years - Save 10%)
  • Sustaining ($500/1 year or $900/2 years - Save 10%)
  • Founder ($1,000/1 year or $1800/2 years - Save 10%)

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Full Membership benefits include:

  • Nebraska History magazine and History Nebraska Monthly Email 
  • Discounts at History Nebraska Gift Shops across the state
  • Free admission to History Nebraska historic sites statewide
  • Reduced fees for kids' classes and other events
  • Invitations to exhibit openings, guided tours, and more
  • Discounts on selected services in the Library/Archives
  • Advance reservation and FREE copies when using microfilm reader/printer for research
  • Opportunities to support one of the nation's leading historical organizations
  • A continuing association with other Nebraska history enthusiasts

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How long does my membership last?

Twelve full months no matter when you join. You will receive a renewal notice prior to your membership expiration. You can renew online, through the mail, over the phone or at any History Nebraska sites across the state.

How long does it take to receive my membership card?

Two weeks after the membership office receives your application is typical.

What happens if I lose my membership card?

Contact the membership office at 402-471-3272 or We will replace the card at no charge.

Can I give gift memberships?

History makes a great gift! Just let us know whom you would like to receive a gift membership. We will notify the recipient(s) of your gift(s).

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Contact us at:

History Nebraska
Attn: Membership Coordinator
1500 'R' Street
Lincoln, NE 68508-82554
Phone: 402-471-3272
Toll free: 800-833-6747


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