Full Membership Levels and Benefits

All levels below include:

  • Access to over 1.4 billion searchable names on AmericanAncestors.org
  • Quarterly delivery of the magazine American Ancestors and the flagship journal of American genealogy, The Register
  • $20/hour discounts on research-for-hire and consultations
  • 10% discount on books published by NEHGS (some restrictions and exclusions apply)
  • Free admission to the NEHGS library and special collections
  • The Weekly Genealogist e-newsletter
  • Free access to the NEHGS Ask-a-Genealogist service
  • Access to member-only online courses

Research Membership (Individual & Family)

All the benefits of membership for one individual or up to three people in a household.

Select an Individual Membership ($89.95/yr)

Select a Family Membership ($119.95/yr)

Contributing Membership (Friend, Associate, Supporter, Benefactor, & Patron)

Help support our important nonprofit mission to advance the study of family history in America and beyond by educating, inspiring, and connecting people through scholarship, collections, and expertise. These levels of membership include tax-deductions, increased discounts and more. See below for details.

Select a Friend Membership ($150/yr)

Select an Associate Membership ($250/yr)

Select a Supporter Membership ($500/yr)

Select a Benefactor Membership ($750/yr)

Select a Patron Membership ($1,500/yr)

Life Membership(Life Member & Life Benefactor)

A central part of the NEHGS community since our founding. Life Members are committed to pursuing their family history discovery for life and to sharing with their families.

Select a Life Membership ($5,000 one time)

Add spouse to a Life Membership ($2,500 one time)

Select a Life Benefactor Membership ($7,500 one time)

Add spouse to a Life Benefactor Membership ($3,750 one time)