Membership

Membership provides critical annual operating funds for our non-profit museum efforts. Gifts from members help us educate and deliver compelling new programs, give us the resources to preserve and restore the architectural history and heirloom gardens of the Town of Salem, and strengthen our ability to collect and exhibit early southern decorative arts.

For questions or more information on memberships, please contact Michelle Cook (336-721-7331), mcook@oldsalem.org.

Becoming a member of Old Salem Museums & Gardens allows you to connect with others who share your love of history. Every day, we welcome friends who love and appreciate Old Salem’s buildings, collections, and landscapes, and they are introduced to opportunities they never considered and experiences they genuinely enjoy. The family of friends and members is always growing, and there is a place for you at Old Salem Museums & Gardens.

 

All members receive the Main Benefits Package:

  • Unlimited, free admission for one full membership year to the Town of Salem, the Gardens at Old Salem, and MESDA’s self-guided galleries
  • 10% off purchases in Winkler Bakery and our retail stores
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Subscription to the Old Salem Museums & Gardens Magazine
  • Access to members only events
  • 25% off one retail item (not to be combined with any other discounts or offers)

 

 

Please click on the links below to learn more about each membership type:

Friends of Salem

For individuals, couples, and families in support of the Town of Salem.

 

Friends of MESDA

For individuals, couples, and families in support of the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts.

 

Friends of the Gardens

For garden enthusiasts in support of Old Salem’s horticulture programs.

 

Frederic William Marshall Society

For donors who make unrestricted annual gifts of $1,000 or more in support of the Town of Salem.

Frank L. Horton Society

For donors who make unrestricted annual gifts of $1,000 or more in support of the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts.

Flora Ann Bynum Society

For donors who make unrestricted annual gifts of $1,000 or more in support of the Gardens at Old Salem.

 

New Benefactors of Old Salem

For young professionals in support of Old Salem through a variety of social, educational, service, and family-oriented events.