Join the Bureau County Historical Society

BCHS members are the primary support of our museum and research archive. Your membership donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law and support the future programs for our countywide community. Membership is open to everyone.

Membership Benefits Include:

  • The Chronicle, a free quarterly newsletter
  • Free admission to the museums
  • Advance notice of special programs
  • Invitations to upcoming Member only events

Print and Mail-In

You can download and print the membership form or you can call us at 815-875-2184 and join today!


Pay Online

Pay for your membership online. Enter the correct dollar amount for your membership. 


The Bureau County Historical Society is defined as a non-profit organization under section 501 © (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax-deductible to the extent provided by law.