You'll enjoy more of New Castle, its history and its treasures by becoming a member of the New Castle Historical Society. Join the growing numbers of those who help preserve history and New Castle stories for future generations. With your membership, you'll receive:

  • Unlimited free admission to The Dutch House, The Amstel House and exhibits at The Old Library Museum
  • Free guest admissions to our house museums {number of guests varies depending on your membership level}
  • 10% off merchandise in our Museum Store at The Arsenal
  • The Society's Newsletter, Tidings
  • Invitations to special events, including the Annual Garden Party
  • Invitations to members-only programs and tours
  • $100 discount on event rentals at The Arsenal {excludes Student memberships}
  • 1651 Benefactor Members receive additional benefits to those listed above, such as 2 complimentary Garden Party Tickets, up to 8 additional guest admissions to our house museums and exclusive, 1651 Benefactor ONLY private events.


    Membership brings the satisfaction of knowing you are contributing to history and preservation. You'll benefit from educational opportunities and share in the important work being done. An investment in the future of the New Castle Historical Society is a good value, and as a bonus will provide enjoyment for you.

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