Membership Opportunities

With your support, Dayton History can continue to grow and change and better serve the Dayton community—creating year-round experiences that are fun and educational for the whole family.

When you become a member, you make a commitment to support Dayton History in its mission to bring the past to life to understand the present and inspire the future. Memberships are year-long, and they make a fantastic gift.

Purchase Your Membership Today!

Do you know… A Family Membership pays for itself in less than two visits!

General Benefits

Members enjoy these great benefits for one year from the date of purchase

Unlimited FREE Admission to:

  • Carillon Historical Park
  • Patterson Homestead
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar House
  • Dayton Heritage Day
  • Carillon Park Rail Festival
  • Dayton Concours d’Elegance
  • Make it Dayton Festival
  • A Carillon Christmas

Discounts for Dining & Shopping:

  • 10% discount at Culp’s Café
  • 10% discount on Food and Merchandise at the Carillon Brewing Co.
  • 10% discount in the Museum Store ($10 minimum purchase)

Photo Archive & Research Discounts:

  • Receive discounts on research fees and purchasing photos from our digital archive

Discounted Tours:

  • Hawthorn Hill, Orville Wright’s home

Discounted pricing for special events & programs:

  • Tavern Dinners
  • Victorian Afternoon Teas
  • Settler Survival Summer Camp
  • Old Case Files
  • Concours d’Elegance Preview Party
  • Ringing in the Holidays

Additional Perks for Members:

  • Invitation to our annual member meeting and other members-only programs
  • Subscription to “Heritage” quarterly publication
  • Members only E-blast including monthly special offers and coupons

Individual $50
General Benefits for one named adult
Family Membership $75
General benefits for two named adults and children age 17 and under
Grandparent $75
General benefits for two named adults and grandchildren age 17 and under
Supporting Membership $100 (for Carousel & Brewery Benefits)
Includes Family/Grandparent benefits, unlimited free carousel rides, pint upgrades at the brewery, and two free one-day admission tickets
Sponsor Membership $250
Brewery level benefits and free carousel rides for two named adults and children/grandchildren age 17 and under plus 4 free admission tickets
Patron Membership $500
Brewery level benefits and free carousel rides for two named adults and children/grandchildren age 17 and under plus 6 free admission tickets