WHY BECOME A MEMBER?
As a member of Racine Heritage Museum you make a tremendous difference – you help to preserve and share Racine County’s unique and proud history with the world. Your support helps us:
Care for a vast collection
We are home to over 200,000 2D and 3D objects – including a hand-painted immigrant trunk, Racine-built wagons, sleighs and car, a melodeon brought by boat in the 1840s from New England to Racine and so much more! We also care for more than 6,500 linear feet, more than a mile, of documentary material – much of which we make available to the public in the Research Center. These artifacts the irreplaceable record of our heritage.
Serve people of all ages and from all places
An audience of more than 30,000 each year with exhibits that showcase and celebrate the stories that have made Racine County great, and acknowledge the outstanding achievements of people. In the past few years, we have hosted guests from over thirty – two different states and seven different countries. Our education programming serves over 5,000 student each year, offering programs on the Underground Railroad history in Racine, the settlement of Racine, and a truly one-of-a-kind immersion experience at our 1888 Bohemian Schoolhouse.
offer member EXCLUSIVE benefits
- A 10% discount at Racine Heritage Museum’s gift shop
- Invitations to members-only events
- Discounts on Research Center services
- Racine Heritage Museum’s newsletter, The Outlook