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Become a member of the Rice County Historical Society! By becoming a member you not only help to support the preservation of the history of Rice County, but you also help us fund educational programing that benefits the entire community.

Our members receive free admission to the Rice County Museum of History, the Village (Holy Innocents Episcopal Church, Volg Log Cabin, Pleasant Valley School and the Harvest and Heritage Halls), and the Alexander Faribault House. In addition, members receive our quarterly newsletter, which contains updates on upcoming programs, museum events and RCHS banquets. Members also have the satisfaction of knowing that their contributions to RCHS help to make the RCHS a leading cultural institution in Rice County.


Becoming a Member

To become a member of the historical society, shoot us an email to receive an electronic membership form (PDF file), print it out and drop it in the mail. Membership forms are also available at the Rice County Museum of History.

Senior Citizen Individual (55 & over) $20.00
Senior Citizen Couple (55 & over) $30.00
Individual $30.00
Family $35.00
Patron $50.00
Pioneer $500.00
Sod Buster $750.00
Settler $1000.00