Become A Member

Please Join Our Society!

Join the people who are preserving Boone County’s history – become a Boone County Historical Society member!  Look below for our Membership Specials. 

Membership categories and rates:

  • Individual Membership:  $25
  • Family Membership*: $40
  • Business/Organization+: $75

*Family memberships include adults within the same household and their dependents.
+Business/Organization memberships include both for-profit and non-profit organizations.


Society Membership Benefits

Members receive up to 2 issues each of Trail Tales magazine and The History Page newsletter each year, free admissions to museums, and reduced community room rental fees. 

Click the membership button to the left to download our membership form.

Even though we no longer offer Lifetime Memberships, we honor Lifetime memberships purchased before 2017. 

Membership Specials>>>>>>

Senior Membership Special: Seniors aged 60 or older will receive a 20% discount if they pay their membership fee on the 5th of any month.

New Member Special: New members who join in June or July get a 30% discount in honor of our History Center’s anniversary.

Become a Museum Benefactor!

Members who donate $1,000 or more, plus pay their membership fee, will have their name engraved on a plaque that will be placed on
the History Center wall in the front foyer as a Benefactor of the Museum.


All donations, no matter the amount, are needed and appreciated…and tax-deductible.

Planned Estate Giving

Please consider a charitable gift to help support the Boone County Historical Society when doing your estate planning.

For more information call 515-432-1907 and leave a message or email

Check out our Facebook and Instagram pages! We try to post historical pictures or facts often
on our two social media sites, to keep educating people about Boone County’s history.
We encourage you to do so, also.

All donations to the Society are tax-deductible except for membership fees.