Why become a member? 

As a member of the Madison Trust for Historic Preservation, you help send a strong message that historic places are important. Your membership supports our efforts, including our historic walking tours, annual historic preservation awards, and advocacy for the high quality restoration and rehabilitation of Madison’s historic places.

What do members get? 

Aside from the knowledge that you’re supporting a great cause, your membership benefits include:

  • FREE admission to our summer historic walking tours.
  • Discounted admission to special tours and events such as the Annual Preservation Awards.
  • Access to the MTHP email newsletter, where you’ll get all the latest news.
  • Special opportunities to share your thoughts with the Trust through surveys and to help us keep improving our efforts!

Memberships are good for one year from the date you join.

Join now! 

If you’d prefer to join or renew by mail, please send this form and your check (to Madison Trust) to PO Box 296, Madison, WI 53701:

 Membership form

To join or renew using a credit card (or your PayPal account), select your desired membership level below and  click the link beside it. You’ll be taken to a secure PayPal checkout page; the amount will be confirmed before you pay. When your payment is complete, you’ll be returned to the Madison Trust for Historic Preservation website.

Attention, Gift Givers: If you are purchasing items for someone else, be sure to also include a “Ship To” address and a “Note” with the recipient’s name during PayPal checkout. We also encourage you to provide us with the recipient’s email address, as many of our event notices and updates are sent via email.

Single payment, 12-month membership:

Annual Membership Levels



Memberships of $250 or more may be paid monthly with automatic payments by credit card! Renewable after 12 payments.

Installments – 12 monthly payments

*Note: Monthly charges are rounded up to the next full dollar amount; total charge may be a few dollars higher than the equivalent single-payment membership purchase. These few extra cents help the Trust cover the transaction fees associated with the additional monthly payments.
**Note: Installment payment memberships do NOT automatically renew after 12 months. To continue receiving your member benefits and supporting our activities, you must return here for another 12-month membership.