Individual & Family Memberships

AHS membership provides special opportunities to explore the area’s collective roots while helping ensure history is preserved and communicated for generations to come. Membership donations advance the educational programs, exhibits, extensive public archives, collections preservation, and historic sites that inspire a life-long interest in the Aspen and Snowmass community.

Your tax-deductible gift of membership will support:

  • Four historic sites including the Wheeler/Stallard Museum, Holden/Marolt Mining & Ranching Museum, and Ashcroft & Independence Ghost Towns, together welcoming over 33,000 visitors per year
  • “CLASSic History” education programs provided free to over 8,000 kindergarten through high school students from Aspen to Grand Junction to Eagle
  • One of the largest public archives in the region, with access to the complete AHS Collection as well as more than 40,000 historical items are available online as a free resource at www.archiveaspen.org, where the public can search by keyword.
  • History tours, programs for all ages, and public events to celebrate the past and continue to anchor the community and its evolving character

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Nina Gabianelli leads a school group at Ashcroft Ghost Town

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Performance of “A Briefly Complete History of Aspen” at the Wheeler/Stallard Museum

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Become a member today to support our mission and enjoy the many benefits!

Simply select a level below to become a member.

If you have questions about membership or more ways to support AHS, please contact our Heather Macdonald Development Director at development @ aspenhistory.org or 970.925.3721 x 105.

Every Membership Includes:

  • Public recognition
  • 20% off museum store purchases
  • 20% off Historical Photos

Prospector | $50-$99

  • Museum admission for one individual

Lixiviator | $100-$249

  • Museum admission for two individuals
  • Complimentary Time Travel Tuesday program admission for two individuals
  • Spring sweet pea mailing

Assayer | $250-$499

  • Museum admission for four individuals
  • Complimentary Time Travel Tuesday program admission for two individuals
  • Spring sweet pea mailing

Victorian | $500-$999

  • Museum admission for four individuals
  • Complimentary Time Travel Tuesday program admission for two individuals
  • Spring sweet pea mailing
  • Two complimentary tickets of your choice: Victorian West End Walking Tour, bauhaus architectural walking tour, Red Butte Cemetery Tour, or Hotel Jerome Tour

Hippie | $1,000-$1,499

  • Museum admission for four individuals
  • Complimentary Time Travel Tuesday program admission for two individuals
  • Spring sweet pea mailing
  • Two complimentary tickets of your choice: Victorian West End Walking Tour, bauhaus architectural walking tour, Red Butte Cemetery Tour, or Hotel Jerome Tour
  • Two complimentary tickets for a History Couch Tour

Silver Circle $1,500-$4,999

  • Museum admission for six individuals
  • Complimentary Time Travel Tuesday program admission for two individuals
  • Spring sweet pea mailing
  • Two complimentary tickets of your choice: Victorian West End Walking Tour, bauhaus architectural walking tour, Red Butte Cemetery Tour, or Hotel Jerome Tour
  • Private History Coach Tour
  • Exclusive invitations to Silver Circle Events

Rancher | $5,000-$9,000

  • Museum admission for six individuals
  • Complimentary Time Travel Tuesday program admission for two individuals
  • Spring sweet pea mailing
  • Two complimentary tickets of your choice ($30 value): Victorian West End Walking Tour, bauhaus architectural walking tour, Red Butte Cemetery Tour, or Hotel Jerome Tour
  • Private History Coach Tour (seats five guests)
  • Exclusive invitations to Silver Circle Events
  • Meet the Curator and behind-the-scenes Archive Tour for 4 individuals

Bullion Row | $10,000-$24,999

  • Museum admission for eight individuals
  • Complimentary Time Travel Tuesday program admission for two individuals
  • Spring sweet pea mailing
  • Two complimentary tickets of your choice: Victorian West End Walking Tour, bauhaus architectural walking tour, Red Butte Cemetery Tour, or Hotel Jerome Tour
  • Private History Coach Tour (seats five guests)
  • Exclusive invitations to Silver Circle Events
  • Meet the Curator and behind-the-scenes Archive Tour and cocktail reception for 12

Cloud Nine | $25,000-$49,999

  • Museum admission for eight individuals
  • Complimentary Time Travel Tuesday program admission for two individuals
  • Spring sweet pea mailing
  • Two complimentary tickets of your choice: Victorian West End Walking Tour, bauhaus architectural walking tour, Red Butte Cemetery Tour, or Hotel Jerome Tour
  • Private History Coach Tour (seats five guests)
  • Exclusive invitations to Silver Circle Events
  • Meet the Curator and behind-the-scenes Archive Tour and cocktail reception for 12

Ski Bum | $50,000+

  • Museum admission for eight individuals
  • Complimentary Time Travel Tuesday program admission for two individuals
  • Spring sweet pea mailing
  • Two complimentary tickets of your choice: Victorian West End Walking Tour, bauhaus architectural walking tour, Red Butte Cemetery Tour, or Hotel Jerome Tour
  • Private History Coach Tour (seats five guests)
  • Exclusive invitations to Silver Circle Events
  • Meet the Curator and behind-the-scenes Archive Tour and cocktail reception for 12

Corporate Memberships

Looking for corporate memberships? Please contact our Developement Director at development @ aspenhistory.org or 970.925.3721 x 105.

CARES Act Charitable Gift Tax Benefit

The CARES Act passed in 2020 allows all taxpayers to deduct up to $300 of their charitable giving whether you itemize deductions or take the standard deduction. This is $300 you will not have to pay taxes on, even if you do not itemize. We encourage you to talk to your tax advisor for more details. We are grateful for your support and hope you will consider AHS for this benefit!