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Membership

We extend an invitation to you and everyone interested in the history of Eastern Connecticut from the 17th to the 20th centuries to join the many individuals and families who support the Old Mystic History Center. Membership in the Old Mystic History Center allows us to accomplish our mission.

Membership in the Old Mystic History Center supports:

  • Collecting and preserving objects, documents, manuscripts, and photographs related to local history that can be used for exhibition, education, or research
  • Creating educational exhibits in our gallery
  • Opening opportunities for volunteers to serve
  • Taking care and maintaining our historic building, and
  • Preserving our community’s historical memory

Benefits of Becoming a Member

Member benefits include free use of the library, research assistance from our friendly volunteers, and a quarterly newsletter. In addition, Old Mystic History Center is an incorporated genealogy center, recognized by and registered with the Secretary of the State of Connecticut in accordance with Section 7-51 of the General Statutes. Our members will receive a membership card that allows you to access Connecticut Vital Records located at the state’s town clerks’ offices and other municipal repositories.

  • Student - $10.00
  • Individual - $20.00
  • Family - $35.00
  • Contributing - $40.00
  • Organization/Club - $45
  • Sustaining - $75.00
  • Patron - $135.00

To download the membership application in PDF form click on the link below

Please mail the completed form with your payment to:

Old Mystic History Center,
P.O. Box 525, Old Mystic, CT 06372

Please renew or upgrade your membership when it comes due.

Old Mystic History Center
Old Mystic History Center

Volunteer

There are lots of ways you can help the OMHC, make new friends, learn about local history, and enjoy the feeling of accomplishment. Volunteer service after 6 months receives a free one-year membership.

Here’s a sample of what you can do if you decide to join us:

  • Help with digitizing our slide collection and original manuscripts -- a huge job – so that these images can be made more widely available
  • Enter information about our collection of books and scrapbooks into our Library database Past Perfect
  • Curate Eva Butler’s notes for inclusion in the Butler scrapbook collection
  • Learn how to effectively use our search capabilities to help visitors
  • Serve as docents, greeting visitors and helping them with their questions and research needs
  • Help maintain the building and/or grounds

These and other initiatives would benefit greatly from more helping hands!

Please call the OMHC on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and summer Saturdays at (860) 536-9771, or email us at omhc06372@yahoo.com if you’d like to get involved!

Donate Online / Tribute Gift / Corporate Partnerships

Perhaps you would consider donating to the OMHC. It will really make a big difference!  We depend on your continued support as a vital member of our unique family. Thank you.

Please mail your payment to:

Old Mystic History Center,
P.O. Box 525, Old Mystic, CT 06372

The OMHC also welcomes donations of your research papers, family records, photos, books, or other objects of interest to our community. Contact us at (860) 536-9771, or email us at omhc06372@yahoo.com.

Old Mystic History Center

Contact Info

  • Old Mystic History Center
    39 Main St. Mystic CT 06355

    Mail: P.O. Box 525, Old Mystic, CT 06372

  • omhc06372@yahoo.com

  • Tue, Thu: 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM 

    Sat: 10-2 (by appointment, call 860-908-9614)

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