Membership Bates County Historical Society & Museum

Select Membership Level

Becoming a member of the Bates County Historical Society & Museum is easy, inexpensive and rewarding!

Send an email requesting a Membership form to:  Mail your payment (payable to Bates County Museum) along with a note indicating it is for your membership.  Be certain to include Name, Address, City, State, Zip, Phone Number and Email Address.  Upon joining the Society you will receive a letter of welcome and the latest newsletter.

Annual Membership Rates:

  • $12.00 per year - Individual
  • $18.00 per year - Couple
  • $24.00 per year - Family of 3 or more
  • $25.00 per year - Business (owner & 2 employees) 
  • $50.00 per year - Business Plus (owner & 5 employees)
  • Lifetime Membership is $200.00
  • Memorial Donor Membership is $1000.00 (Name engraved on the Memorial Donor Plaque displayed at the Museum)

Membership in the Society includes:

  • Receiving the Museum Newsletter
  • Touring the Museum for free
  • Receiving a 10% discount on all Gift Shop purchases
  • Enjoying a 10% discount off the rental rate for Robertson Hall on Mondays through Fridays

Do you have questions?  If so, please contact the Museum at 660-679-0134 or

Support the Society!  Help us to "Preserve Our History & Sustain Our Heritage."  You'll be glad you did!