Individual Membership

When you become a member of the U.S. Capitol Historical Society, you’ll join thousands of fellow Americans preserving more than just the architectural legacy of this majestic building. You will help bring alive the place where Americans from all walks of life have made history for over 200 years. As a member of the Society, you will not only experience the Capitol as an ‘insider’, but also ensure that it remains a vital part of our nation’s legacy.

The U.S. Capitol Historical Society is a 501(c)(3), non-partisan educational organization. Donations are tax-deductible.

Initial Levels

General Members ($65 to 124) receive virtual invitations to special events, access to the Society’s electronic newsletter, a free raffle ticket, a 10% discount on all merchandise, and a complimentary outdoor tour of the Capitol for up to two people (Mon-Fri). (Fully tax-deductible)

Patron Members ($125 to 199) enjoy all benefits of General Members and additionally get a USCHS lapel pin, a free USCHS collectable Ornament, and a copy of our semi-annual magazine, The Capitol Dome. (Fully tax-deductible)

Premium Members ($200 to 499) enjoy all benefits of Patron Members and additionally get early event registration, a USCHS calendar, listing in our semi-annual magazine, The Capitol Dome, and a complimentary outdoor tour of the Capitol for up to ten people (Mon-Fri). (All but $53 is tax-deductible)

Platinum Members ($500 to 999) enjoy benefits of all Premium Members and additionally get a USCHS Welcome Basket, a complimentary copy of Historical Book (available on USCHS Catalogue,) and a complimentary indoor tour of the Capitol for up to six people (Mon-Fri). (All but $87 is tax-deductible)

Rotunda Circle Level

  • Complimentary Indoor Tour of the Capitol for up to ten people (Mon-Fri)
  • Two invitations to the VIP reception for our annual Freedom Award
  • 15% discount on merchandise
  • Unlimited Exterior Walking Tours (Mon – Fri)
  • Complimentary Indoor Tour of the Capitol for up to fifteen people (Mon-Fri)
  • Complementary USCHS Collectable Items
  • Four invitations to the Society’s Congressional Reception in the Capitol
  • Free Gift Membership to the Society ($1,000 level)
  • Complementary Tour of the Capitol for up to 30 people (Mon- Fri)
  • Two Invitations to the Annual Trustee Event
  • Two invitations to our Congressional Dinner honoring the history of a select House or Senate Committee
  • Complimentary Day time or Evening tour of the Capitol Up to 50 people

Special Membership Deals

Family Membership ($250) receive a complimentary outdoor tour of the Capitol for up to ten people, a free USCHS collectable ornament, early event registration, a 10% discount on merchandise, and a Kid’s basket which includes post cards, a states puzzler, coloring books, and magnets

Student Membership ($40) receive a complimentary outdoor tour of the Capitol, our electronic newsletter, a free raffle ticket, special virtual invitations to events, and a 10% discount on all merchandise