The Los Angeles City Historical Society depends on contributions from its members to function. LACHS also relies on its members to help provide historical expertise, organize events, manage archives, prepare its newletter, and plan many other activities.
Individual - $45
Dual - $60
2 adults at one address + children under 18
Supporting - $95
Senior - $35
65 and over
Student - $35
With copy of student ID
Lifetime Member - $700
A one-time payment.
A variety of programs offered with discounted admission for members.
Exclusive Member Only tours.
Regular newsletter that details current news about the society, articles on local history, book reviews, and additional information about historical happenings in Los Angeles. Our newsletter is sent out via email in pdf-format.
Public lectures, including the annual series of Northrop Lectures (co-sponsored by the History Department of the Los Angeles Public Library), field trips to historic sites, and exclusive tours.
MEMBERSHIP by mail
Download our Membership Application [pdf] and mail it with your check to:
The Los Angeles City Historical Society
P.O. Box 862311
Los Angeles, CA 90086-2311
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Membership dues are collected once annually. The membership year is the calendar year. A member joining after September 30 is considered paid through December 31 of the following year.