Member Appreciation Month - Wisconsin Historical Society | Wisconsin Historical Society

Member Appreciation Month

May is Member Month! Members help keep Wisconsin history alive - so this month we're celebrating you!

This month we’re celebrating you!

Thank you for making it possible for us to find new ways to collect, preserve, and share the stories of Wisconsin! As a way to celebrate our wonderful members, we’ve put together this special member month page, where you can find online activities, stories, and chances to win prizes throughout the month. We hope you enjoy your member month benefits, and that you take a moment to feel proud of what you have helped accomplish!

A Message from our Staff – Thank You!

Thank you, members, for your endless support! You make what we do possible, so thank you from the bottom of our hearts!

Member discounts

During the month of May, save big on gift memberships and the online store!

Find everything from Mother’s Day gifts, games for the family, Wisconsin themed blankets, and more on our online store! We have a wide array of products including apparel and accessories, home décor, toys and games, and books for all to enjoy! Use your membership ID during checkout to get 20% off your purchase this month.

This May, give the gift of membership to a loved one! Share a subscription to the Wisconsin Magazine of History with a friend or neighbor! As a member, you save 40% off all gift memberships for the month of May.

Gift Memberships

Gift Membership

Online Store

Online Store

Enter To Win Big

As a way to say thank you for your support, we’re giving away BIG prizes!

Free Genealogy Webinar, showing an illustrated metaphor of a family tree (aka it's a tree)

Free Genealogy Webinar

Free Digitype! Showing a dachshund picture before and after the digitype process

Free Digitype!

Prize Pack 1 for Member Month 2022. Black and white checkered wool blanket, Wisconsin Day Trips Guide book, Wisconsin State Parks book, Old World Wisconsin Hat and water bottle, and a Giant Wooden Dice outdoor field game.

Into the Outdoors Basket

Prize Pack 2 for Member Month 2022.Stories from the Wreckage Wisconsin Historical Society Press book, Ship Captain's Daughter book, Great Lakes Cribbage board, Great Lakes Coasters, and Madison Wisconsin cloth.

Maritime Fun Basket

Prize Pack 2 for Member Month 2022. Birds of the Northwood Activity Book, Kids Outdoor Binoculars, Plush song bird, pencils made from rough sticks, and a whistle.

Wildlife Explorer Basket

Quiz Corner

Family fun for everyone! Test your knowledge with some quirky quizzes and word searches exploring different parts of the Wisconsin Historical Society. Stay entertained – and learn something new – with these fun activities about maritime archeology, our museums and historic sites, and our fascinating collections!

Connect with the Society and Explore all the work we can do together!

Stay tuned with social media to learn more about Wisconsin history and your membership benefits. Check out our Youtube page to watch fun videos, or check in with Facebook and Instagram to read about what is new!


Explore Wisconsin's History

You can find out more about our history in these pages focusing on other monthly celebrations!