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Become a Member of the Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum to join us in preserving our local heritage, all while receiving exclusive benefits. Your Membership enables the Historical Museum to bring educational and historically relevant exhibits to the community, ensuring the protection of our cultural and historic heritage for future generations to learn and grow from.

All Museum Members receive:

  • Unlimited FREE Museum admission
  • Invitation to Members only exhibition previews
  • Parks-Janeway Carriage Collection Booklet
  • Discounts for special events, lectures, films, and Museum programs
  • 10% discount in Museum gift shop
  • Opportunity to become a volunteer or docent

  Museum Exhibits
  Carriage House
  Facility Rental
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  Ed Borein Etchings
  JN Swanson Paintings
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  East Meets West
  From Side Saddle
     to Astride
  Vaquero Vision
  If the Shoe Fits
  Borrowed Borein
  Mourning Glory
  The West on Wood
  Golden Age of California
    Women's City Fashions
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  Become a Member
  Volunteer Opportunities


Museum memberships are renewed annually, or you can choose to become one of our celebrated Lifetime Members.


All of the above membership benefits for ONE adult. In addition you will receive reciprocal admission through The Time Travelers Program to over 200 historical museums and societies nationwide



All the above membership benefits, PLUS unlimited free admission for the entire family



All benefits listed above, PLUS invitations to special Member events and exhibit previews, as well as a new “Celebration for Upper Level Members” Reception at the Museum



All benefits listed above, PLUS an invitation to an exclusive event for Supporter Members Only and above ~ In addition you will receive a complimentary Museum Tote Bag



All benefits listed above, PLUS you will also receive 8 complimentary tickets to The Spaghetti Western Dinner held during Santa Ynez Day in June



All benefits listed above, PLUS one Family Gift Membership


Lifetime Member………….$5,000

These special people are committed to the protection of the Museum history and our Valley’s wonderful spirit. They receive all the Member benefits the Museum has to offer. We honor them with their name permanently placed on the Donor Wall located in the Museum Courtyard  


Click here to open the downloadable membership form.

Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum
Attn: Membership
P.O. Box 181
Santa Ynez, CA 93460
Fax (805) 688-1109

Questions? Click here to email us about becoming a member or call us at (805) 688-7889.

On behalf of the Board of Directors, we thank you for your interest in the Santa Ynez Valley Historical Museum. We hope you will help us preserve our Valley’s rich history by becoming a member.

Your membership is tax deductible. We are a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.