Help Support the Amherst Historical Society

We need your help to succeed in our mission to connect people to the town of Amherst, its history and its culture. We depend on private donations and volunteer efforts to maintain the Simeon Strong House and grounds, and our collections. You can donate securely online using the form at the bottom of this page.

Become a Member

Your membership will help preserve and celebrate the rich history and culture of Amherst. Benefits include:

  • Invitation to the Annual Meeting, receptions, lectures, and special events
  • Program discounts when fees are charged
  • 10% discount at the Museum Gift Shop

Membership benefits begin the month of enrollment and continue for one year.

Mail a check

If you would rather donate by check, please download this printable form to send your donation by mail. Our mailing address is: The Amherst Historical Society, 67 Amity St, Amherst, MA 01002.

Donate in Memoriam

A gift to the Amherst History Museum, whether in memory of a loved one or in honor of a special accomplishment, is always a unique way to help the Amherst Community and recognize an extraordinary individual.

Planned Giving

A charitable planned gift will benefit generations to come. Charitable planned gift arrangements include bequests, charitable remainder trusts, charitable gift annuities and gifts of life insurance. For more information, contact us through the form at the bottom of this page or email


If you have any questions about donating to the Amherst Historical Society, please email