Membership

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Jordan Evins
Marketing & Membership Associate
408.521.5034
jevins@historysanjose.org

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Heritage Circle

History San José members are part of a vibrant community of people who value the history of San José and the Santa Clara Valley. Members make a special investment in History San José to support education and outreach programs for more than 20,000 children a year, the ongoing collecting and conserving of the largest regional collection in California, and our wonderful gathering places for the entire community – at both History Park and the downtown Peralta Adobe — Fallon House Historic Site. Find out more about how membership supports History San José’s educational and community programs in our video below.

Best of all, your membership comes with these valuable benefits!

$50 Historian Membership includes:

  • Free admission for two at History Park and the Peralta Adobe and Fallon House Historic Site, and discounts to special ticketed weekend events
  • Two personalized membership cards
  • Invitations to free Members-only exhibit receptions throughout the year
  • Invitation for 2 to the Membership Appreciation Party
  • Admission for 6 to the free, Members-only 4th of July celebration at History Park
  • A 10% discount on books at O’Brien’s Ice Cream Parlor and Candy Shop
  • History San José’s eNews
  • One Downtown Arts Discount Certificate — savings at a variety of San José restaurants!

$100 Silicon Members receive

  • All of the above, plus
  • Free weekend admission or special event discount for two guests, when accompanied by Silicon Member
  • Vouchers for 2 free ice cream cones at the O’Brien’s Ice Cream Parlor and Candy Shop
  • Four additional admissions to the free, Members-only 4th of July celebration at History Park (10 total)
  • One additional Downtown Arts Discount Certificates (2 total)
  • Receive free or reduced admission to over 120 participating Time Travelers Museums throughout America

$250 Cinnabar Members receive

  • All of the above, plus
  • A free photo session and family portrait by Master Photographer John Eric Paulson
  • Choice of an archival print from the Annual History San José Curator’s Choice Collection
  • Two single-use parking passes for Phelan parking lot at History Park

$500 Quicksilver Members receive

  • All of the above, plus
  • 10% discount off the site fee for one non-exclusive use of History Park for up to 100 people (space available basis)
  • One Historian Membership to give as a gift
  • Two additional parking passes for use at Phelan parking lot at History Park (4 total)

$1,000 Gold Members receive

  • All of the above, plus
  • Invitation to the exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Tour & Party
  • VIP privileges for free site fee at History Park or Peralta/Fallon site for up to 100 people (space available basis)
  • Two additional parking passes for use at Phelan parking lot at History Park (6 total)

$1,500 Heritage Circle Members receive

  • All of the above, plus
  • Unlimited parking pass for use at Phelan parking lot at History Park
  • Membership in History San José’s exclusive Heritage Circle family, with special benefits such as invitations to social and educational events. For details, visit the Heritage Circle page
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Full-time students & educators, seniors 65 or better, and History San José volunteers can take advantage of a $10 discount. See details on the Online Form. If you have any questions, please email jevins@historysanjose.org or call 408.521.5034.

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