Please support us through memberships and donations!

Members receive membership cards, the quarterly Sojourner newsletter and other communications. Members at the Sustaining level and above also receive invitations to previews, grand openings and special VIP events. Our members are the heart and soul of our Museum! We invite one and all to join us!

Membership Categories

Individual $ 25

Family $ 50

Youth/student $15

Senior $20

Supporting $100-$199

Sustaining $200-$499

Advancing $500-$999

Life Member $1000 includes free lifetime admission

Business Member $500-$999, includes business listing at museum events

May pay for three (3) years of membership. (Multiply membership category by 3)

Become a Museum Member

 Pay for Membership Online

If you would like to pay for an individual, family, senior, student or lifetime membership online simply choose your membership category from the menu below and click on "Pay Now" to make a credit card or PayPal payment. For all other memberships, including 3-year memberships, see the "Pay by Mail" or "Pay in Person" options below.


Membership Category



Pay Membership by Mail

Other membership options are available as well. If you would like to see the other options and/ or pay for your membership by mail please fill out the membership application and mail it to our Museum at:
Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum
P.O. Box 301, Springfield, IL 62705-0301

Pay Membership in Person

Of course, we'd love to see you! Just drop by the Museum at 1440 Monument Ave., Springfield, IL 62702 and fill out an application. You should check out our new exhibits while you're there!

Donations Appreciated!

Donations are always appreciated! Visitors to the Museum may donate in person at the Museum. Others may donate online, or by mail. Please know that your donations help us provide the programs and exhibits that make us all proud!