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SD State Historical Society Membership

As a member of the South Dakota State Historical Society, you can support the Society's important mission of interpreting, preserving and transmitting the unique heritage of South Dakota.

Basic Membership

Basic Membership benefits include:

  • Free admission to the Museum at the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center.
  • A 10% discount on Archival services, Historical Society Press publications and purchases at the Heritage Stores at the Cultural Heritage Center, State Capitol or online at www.sdhsf.org/store.
  • A subscription to South Dakota History, the Society's award-winning quarterly journal.
  • A subscription to "History Notes," the Society's semi-annual newsletter.
  • Invitations to special events and exhibit openings.
  • E-Mail updates on Society happenings.

All Bronze-and-Above Memberships include all the benefits of a Basic Membership, plus:

  • Free admission to the Museum for you and your guests.
  • A listing on the Honor Roll of donor members in the Cultural Heritage Center Lobby
  • and, an Affiliate membership in the Smithsonian Institution, which includes a one-year subscription to Smithsonian Magazine, free admission to Smithsonian Affiliate Reciprocal Member Institutions, a 10% discount on Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, and travel and study tour opportunities from Smithsonian Journeys.
Additional benefits per category

Diamond (annual gift of $2,500 or more) Benefits above plus a coupon to purchase a Sterling Silver Horse Effigy pin at a 50% price discount in the initial year.

Platinum (annual gift of $1,000-$2,499) Benefits above plus a coupon to purchase an Annual Recognition gift at a 50% price discount.

Gold (annual gift of $500-$999) Benefits above plus a coupon to purchase the "Book of the Year" as published by the South Dakota Historical Society Press at a 50% price discount.

Silver (annual gift of $300-$499) Benefits above.

Bronze (annual gift of $125-$299) Benefits above.

How to Join

Fill in the pdf version of the membership form.

Make checks payable to: SD State Historical Society

Mail it with your check or money order to:

900 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501-2217

To pay with Visa, Mastercard, American Express, or Discover, please include your card number, expiration date, and the three or four-digit code located on the back of your card. You can also purchase a membership over the phone using one of the above credit cards. Call (605) 773-3458.

If you have any questions, you may send email to Jeff.Mammenga@state.sd.us or call (605) 773-3458.


Basic Membership


Please note: If this membership is a gift, the shipping address will be the gift recipient's.

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