Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Membership

Interested in becoming a member of the Wilkes Heritage Museum? A membership to the museum includes the following:

  • passes (good for 1 year) to all Wilkes Heritage Museum Properties
    (which include the Old Wilkes Jail and Captain Robert Cleveland Log Home)
  • discount at the Museum Gift Shop
  • invitations to exhibit openings
  • electronic newsletter

Purchase your membership at the museum or through our online Gift Shop.

Support Opportunities

Members of Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. contribute directly to its operating account to help with expenses for the upkeep of the 1859 Old Wilkes Jail, the 1779 Robert Cleveland House and the 1902 Old Court House, now home of the Wilkes Heritage Museum.

Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. also offers pledge benefits specific for the Wilkes Heritage Museum. These pledges will contribute to the cost of finishing exhibits in the various rooms and maintenance of our historic structures. The Wilkes Heritage Museum also offers Veteran Honor Walk Bricks, honoring our servicemen and women. These bricks are placed on our front lawn in a special display.

Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization; therefore, donations are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law.

Here are several membership opportunities. If you or your business would like to sponsor an event, please contact us.

Student/Senior Member - $25.00

  • 10% discount in museum gift shop
  • 1 free pass to all Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Historic Properties (excluding
    special events)

Purchase A Student/Senior Membership

Supporting Membership - $50.00

  • 10% discount in museum gift shop
  • 2 free passes to all Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Historic Properties (excluding
    special events)

Purchase A Supporting Membership

Family Membership - $100.00

  • 10% discount in museum gift shop
  • 4 free passes to all Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Historic Properties (excluding
    special events)

Purchase A Family Membership

Business Membership - $250.00

  • 10% discount in museum gift shop
  • 5 free passes to all Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Historic Properties
  • Link from museum website to your business website

Purchase A Business Membership

Enthusiast Membership - $375.00

  • 15% discount in museum gift shop
  • 6 free passes to all Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Historic Properties

Purchase A Enthusiast Membership

Curator Membership - $500.00

  • 15% discount in museum gift shop
  • 8 free passes to all Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Historic Properties

Purchase A Curator Membership

Benefactor Membership - $750.00

  • 15% discount in museum gift shop
  • 10 free passes to all Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Historic Properties

Purchase A Benefactor Membership

Sustaining Patron Membership - $1000.00 & up

  • 15% discount in museum gift shop
  • 10 free passes to all Wilkes Heritage Museum, Inc. Historic Properties
  • Free Family membership to the household of your choice

Purchase A Sustaining Patron Membership

  • All members will receive a one-year subscription to the museum’s electronic newsletter, e-mail alerts on all programs and special events, invitations to members-only events, and a tax-deduction for the level of membership selected.

Support YOUR Museum!

The Wilkes Heritage Museum is responsible for preserving the history of this area as well as celebrating our musical heritage! Without the museum, we would not be able to preserve the history of this area. Please help continue this valuable work by participating in the fundraising events the museum hosts during the year.

How can you help?

  1. Become a museum member
  2. Purchase tickets and attend our events
  3. Purchase items from our gift shop
  4. Patronize our business sponsors and thank them for their support!
  5. Give a donation
  6. Business owners! Please call the museum to see how you can help us.

2019 Business Membership

Special thanks to Wilkes Heritage Museum's business members. Support our supporters!

We Appreciate Our Grants!

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