Join a community of thousands of like-minded individuals who are committed to preserving the history of the city of Lawrence.

  • Your membership shows the world that you see value in strengthening our neighborhoods and building our cultural heritage so that current and future generations may develop a sense of civic pride about where we have been and where we are going.
  • Your membership shows that you support our operations and special projects such as exhibits, building restoration, educational programs and community outreach initiatives. 
  • If research is your interest, your membership will provide you with the guidance of knowledgeable staff and volunteers, all the while helping to preserve and make accessible our vast and varied collections.

Whether you visit us from around the corner or online from across the nation, you will always know that you are a part of something big!

Membership Levels:

  • Senior/Student (undergraduate): $20.00
  • Individual/Graduate Student: $35.00
  • Family: $50.00
  • Contributor: $100.00 (e.g., elementary, middle schools, higher level individual supporters)
  • Sponsor: $175.00 (e.g., secondary schools, not-for-profits, higher level individual supporters)
  • Patron: $300.00 (e.g., post-secondary institutions, corporations, higher level individual supporters, access to Essex Company collection)

To become a member you may call us at 978 686 9230; email us at; mail to us at LHC, 6 Essex Street, Lawrence, MA 01840; or you may join online now by clicking below!

Already a member, but need to renew? You may renew your membership below.

Lawrence History Center, a non-profit organization, appreciates and relies on your membership contributions and donations. Your contribution is tax-deductible.

Research assistance is available for people who live too far away to come to the Center or use other local resources. We charge $20 per hour for this service. For more information about Research Services, please visit

For other ways to support LHC, please visit our Ways to Give page. Thank you in advance for your support!