Benefits of Membership

We greatly appreciate your support and membership.  We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable institution which relies heavily on the generosity of our members.  Your dollars really start working at the Supporter Level - $150.  These higher levels of membership provide the funds beyond basic maintenance and help develop new programs and exhibits.

Members receive:

FREE ADMISSION to the Stearns History Museum.

• A subscription to the bi-monthly Crossings.
   Crossings a publication of the Stearns History Museum for 
   Members Only

Membership in Time Travelers.

• Free admission or discounts on Museum programs, events, and special tours.

• 10% discount in the Museum Store.

Questions about Membership benefits?

Please contact the Museum at 320-253-8424 or email




Supporting memberships provide additional dollars to keep the doors open, pay the heating bills, fund school tours, exhibits, and the Research Center.  Benefits include: Family membership, Annual subscription to "Crossings", a Museum history publication * FREE admission or discounts to special events * 10% discount in Museum Store. 

 Supporter $150

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Sustainer $250

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Advocate $500

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Patron $1000

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Benefactor $2500

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***Note to Sponsor Level Memberships

Benefits for free Museum rentals are non-transferable

Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent that tangible benefits are not received in return. If you receive a tangible benefit, the Museum will provide a tax receipt reflecting the value.

Double your support! Check with your employer to see if a matching gifts program is available.

You may elect to waive all but basic membership benefits to receive a 100% tax-deduction for your membership donation.



Senior  $40

(1 adult 65 - years and older- for one year) * FREE admission to Exhibit Gallery and Research Center * Annual subscription to "Crossings", a Museum history publication * FREE admission to openings and special events * 10% discount in Museum Store* Member discount on programs * Invitation to Annual Meeting.

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Individual  $50

(1 adult - for one year) * Benefits same as above.

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Family $65 (Best Value)  Includes 2 Adults and chldren under the age of 18 living at the same address. Other benefits same as above.

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Family Plus (Grandparents) $65 (Best Value)  Includes 2 Grandparents and up to four (4) grandchildren per visit. Other benefits same as above.

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Stearns History Museum • 235-33rd Avenue South • St. Cloud, MN  56301   

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