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You never know what Duxbury’s history will do next!

Nearly 700 households support Duxbury’s Historic Legacy through the Duxbury Rural & Historical Society (DRHS). Our mission is to make Duxbury’s history as relevant today as it was in shaping the past.

Through the DRHS, you will meet like-minded people who are dedicated stewards for preserving Duxbury’s legacy. And you will experience awe and wonder at what’s in the works at our House Museums, Archives, and Website.

Below is a recap of membership options. Let us hear from you soon! You can join DRHS online or contact our office at P.O. Box 2865, Duxbury, MA 02331 or by email at clalonde@duxburyhistory.org or phone at 781-934-6106.

DRHS Membership Levels

All Members Receive the Following:
  • Lamplighter Newsletter
  • DRHS Annual Report
  • Discount on Dateboarding your house
  • Seasonal admission to King Caesar and Bradford House Museums
  • First Notification for popular events
  • Complimentary entrance to events, including Christmas at King Caesar
  • Monthly E-bulletin
  • Invitations to Members’ Only events

Senior Individual $35
Senior Couple $60
Individual $45
Family $75

Contributing Family or greater receive:
  • All Member Benefits PLUS
  • Reciprocal free or discount admission to the 985 participating museums and historic sites in the North American Reciprocal Museum Association. (Visit the NARM website for more information on participating institutions.)
  • Four guest passes for seasonal admission to DRHS House Museums

Contributing $225

Supporting Family or greater receive:
  • All Member Benefits and Contributing Family Benefits  PLUS
  • Private Guided Tours of DRHS House Museums for “friends and family” (limit 1 per family per year)

Supporting $400

Members at Lifetime level receive:
  • Lifetime Members need never renew their membership!
  • All Member Benefits, Contributing Family and Supporting Family Benefits  PLUS
  • Invitations to DRHS Members’ field trips, “Historic Trip Adventures”

Lifetime $1,500
(option of 3 consecutive year
pledges of $500/year)

Special Features

  • Gift Memberships are available – perfect for any occasion, a gift that keeps giving all year long. Simply purchase your desired membership above, and at check out, include your desired recipient’s name and contact information (address, email and telephone) in the very last screen at checkout: “Additional Information” field.
  • Auto Renewal Options are available – never have to worry about paying your dues on time again.
  • North American Reciprocal Museum benefits are offered to any Membership at Contributing Level or Higher: receive complimentary or reduced admission and shop benefits from any of the more than 985 institutional NARM members across the nation. Your DRHS Membership will pay for itself in no time! Visit the NARM Website for more information.