Make a Donation

Donate to The Portsmouth Historical Society

The Portsmouth Historical Society is able to work towards its goals thanks to the support of generous individual donors. We welcome all levels of donation; one-time gifts, monthly donations, the establishment of a matching gifts program, gifts of stock, and bequests.

We couldn’t do it without you!

For more information, call 603.436.8433.


Join, renew, or give as a gift!

Membership provides an opportunity for a deeper connection with Portsmouth’s impressive legacy of history, arts, and culture.

  • Free Admission to the Academy Galleries and the John Paul Jones House Museum & Garden
  • Discounted Admission to signature events, programs and lectures
  • Special Invitations to members-only events including exhibition opening galas
  • Member Discounts in our fantastic museum shop
  • Free or Discounted Tickets for our popular historic Portsmouth walking tours

Sustaining members making a monthly gift will receive the additional benefit of free or discounted admission to more than 1,100 museums in North America through the North American Reciprocal Museum Association (NARM)