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Become a Member of the Cambridge Historic School

The Cambridge Historic School Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and protecting the rich history and culture of Cambridge and the surrounding community. The Museum operates with three primary goals in mind:

  1. To restore and maintain the 1906 school building, listed on the Wisconsin State Register of Historic Places.

  2. To preserve the many valued artifacts of the Cambridge area families and events of the past and present. The preservation and perpetuation of traditions is important in telling the story about the families who lived, worked and established the Cambridge area.

  3. To develop a Wisconsin Pottery Center providing the opportunity for youth and adults to enhance their talent and creativity in developing local and area pottery.

Your membership will ensure that our past and community foundation are not lost. Your annual dues will support the museum’s operating costs and develop active programs to support our mission and goals. We simply cannot do it without you!

Benefits of your annual membership dues include:

  • Cambridge Historic School Gazette. Stay in touch with Cambridge and its rich culture and heritage. Your membership will include a subscription to our membership newsletter. Each issue contains interesting stories highlighting the history of families and events that helped to shape Cambridge, history news, upcoming events, new exhibits and information.

  • Access to Information. The museum houses a wealth of information on the history of many families in the area. Your membership will provide you with a 10% discount on genealogical research service fees.

  • Programs/Events. Early notice and invitation to exhibit openings, special events, guest lecturers, historical museum bus trips and programs. Discount on museum-sponsored event ticket prices are available to museum members.

  • Museum Gift Shop. Visit our Museum Gift Shop (also available on our website, Cambridge Historic School Gift Shop for many unique items. Members receive a 10% discount on Museum gift shop purchases.

  • Organization Membership. In addition to the above benefits, this sustaining membership level provides free business card advertising space in the museum newsletter (distributed throughout the country).

  • Museums gather and focus populations helping communities consolidate knowledge and preserve identity and permanence. By becoming a member you can take pride in supporting an organization dedicated to preserving the precious heritage that makes our community a Wisconsin treasure.