We invite you to join us! Share the benefits of belonging to one of Haddam’s dynamic civic organizations.

  • Deepen your understanding and appreciation of our area’s history whether you are a newcomer or have been living in Haddam your entire life.
  • Meet people who share your love of history and architecture.
  • Enjoy free tours of the Thankful Arnold House and its garden.
  • Take advantage of reduced rates for tours, lectures and special events.
  • Attend receptions, dinners and social events.
  • Receive the Society’s e-newsletter.

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New Kid's Membership

Join The Haddam Historical Society for Adventures in History!

The organization is offering an experience-based KID’S MEMBERSHIP for youth aged 5 to 12 who are interested in history and enjoy participating in awesome hands-on experiences.

2024 will be year of fun historical events, and our kid members will be able to attend one of the following activities for free while saving 50% on all of the others (a value of $20 or more!):

  • Hooray for Herbs!—Wednesday, April 10 at 1 p.m. at the Thankful Arnold House Museum
  • Metal Detecting for Treasure—Sunday, June 9 at 1 p.m. A secret location will be announced in May.
  • Candle Making—Sunday, July 14 at 1 p.m. at the Thankful Arnold House Museum
  • Special Jail Tour—Sunday, August 18, at 3 p.m. at the Middlesex County Jail, Haddam
  • Cemetery Tour (Friendly ghosts only!)—Fall 2024 date TBDKids with finds from metal detecting

In the late fall, we will also hold a KID-MEMBERS-ONLY holiday craft event featuring hot chocolate and a private shopping excursion to our gift store!

Membership also gives you advance notice of special events and the opportunity to sign up first for youth programming prior to the public registration period. 

We hope our kid members will be ambassadors for the organization and share their experiences with family, neighbors, and friends. Join us for this opportunity to explore our community’s past and hidden treasures and to discover interesting people, places, and things!

Annual dues are only $10


Kid’s Membership annual dues are only $10 and allow free admission to one of our scheduled programs along with a 50% discount on all of the others—a value of $20 or more! You also get advance notice of special events and the opportunity to sign up first for youth programming prior to the public registration period.

All youth programs are open to the public; non-members pay $10 per event. A kid’s membership is valid for exactly one child, as named upon membership, and is not eligible to be transferred or shared. Kid’s Membership benefits are included in the Family Supporter and above ($30+ per year) membership categories of The Haddam Historical Society; at the Family Supporter and above levels of membership, ALL children living in the same household as the named member are eligible for Kid’s Membership benefits.

NOTE: We are trying a new third-party platform for ticketing. They do not charge fees, so we are able to receive the full benefit of your ticket purchase or donation. The platform will add an optional suggested contribution to allow them to continue offering their services to non-profit organizations free of charge.