Become a Friend
of Historic St. Mary’s City Museum



Friends of Historic St. Mary’s CityJoin the Friends of Historic St. Mary’s City in helping preserve and share one of America’s great stories.Your membership is an invaluable gift to the support of Maryland’s heritage and opens up a world of fun and education for your family and friends.


The history of Maryland’s first colony comes alive through the recreation and interpretation of a Town Center, Plantation, State House, Chapel and the Maryland Dove. There are over four miles of scenic trails to walk and throughout the year the museum offers numerous lectures, workshops, and children’s programs.


Friends are part of an exceptional community and as members, enjoy special privileges.




We are unable to process memberships online at this time.  We appreciate your patience while we work on restoring this function.  If you have any questions about becoming a member, please contact Erin Moss at




Available Membership levels are:




  • Free admission to the Museum for one individual
  • A 10% discount on purchases from The Shop at Farthing’s Ordinary.
  • Subscription to A Briefe Relation, our quarterly newsletter
  • Invitations to Member Only Events
  • Email notices of all events

  • All of the privileges of an Individual membership plus
  • Free admission for two adults and all children and grandchildren under the age of 21.

  • All the privileges of a Family\Dual membership plus
  • Two free guest passes and
  • Participation in the North American Reciprocal Museum program (over 500 museums that will honor your membership at their museum in full or at a reduced cost). Visit their website for a list of museums.

  • All of the privileges of a Contributor membership plus
  • Discounted use of museum facilities
The 1634 Society

  • Please call the Development Office at 240-895-4977 for privileges and benefits.

Memberships and privileges are renewed annually.

If you are joining the Friends of Historic St. Mary’s City, we hope you will use your membership regularly and look forward to seeing you often!