Join the Friends of Forbes House Museum Today!
It's not just a membership… it's your front row seat to a vibrant chapter in the history of Forbes House Museum, the Jewel of Milton! It's about you enjoying new programs and activities while contributing to a new era of excellence and intrigue.
Forbes House Museum… a testament to local history, home to China Trade merchants and a collector of memorabilia of the Civil War and President Lincoln… a place once inhabited by the Neponset tribe, a royal governor and a fearless captain… today you can be a member of a growing circle of generous supporters, the foundation of any great organization.
Sign up for a membership to The Friends of Forbes House Museum today and continue your support of a worthy organization. As the months progress, your membership will become even more valuable. Here's a short list of what's in store:
• 20% Discount on most educational programming and workshops.
• 15% Discount on merchandise from the Forbes House Museum gift shop
• 10% Discount with partnering vendors
• Free general admission to the Forbes House Museum
Upper level memberships are treated to priority registration for select FHM events, group tours for friends, and even teas hosted at the Museum. Please call the Museum's office at (617) 696-1815 or download our membership form for more information.
All this is waiting for you with a purchase of membership to The Friends of Forbes House Museum, plus the knowledge that you are part of a new and exciting venture.
To purchase a membership to the Friends of Forbes House Museum, please select a membership level below and click the "Buy Now" button.
Or you can send a completed membership form to the FHM by mail. Please make your check payable to:
Forbes House Museum
215 Adams Street
Milton, MA 02186
Download the Membership Form Here (PDF document. Requires Adobe® Reader®.)
Friends of Forbes House Museum receive free general admission, subscription to the
e-newsletter, The Captain's Chop, and invitations to special events, sneak previews and programs throughout the year. For more information on the Friends program, call the Museum at
(617) 696-1815. All contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.
The Friends of Forbes House Museum would like to send you its e-newsletter, The Captain's Chop, along with announcements on up-coming special events and programs. To subscribe to the FHM e-mail list, click here.You may unsubscribe from the e-newsletter at any time.
In- Kind Gifts to Forbes House Museum
In addition to supporting the Museum through charitable donations to and participation in our volunteer programs, in-kind gifts to the Museum are always welcome. You can contribute to the success of our special events by donating goods, such as raffle and silent auction items, flowers and decorations, food items, party/special event favors, and gifts for children's programs. Our Museum facility, including our office can use the following items. Here is our official wish list:
• Office chairs
• New office copy machine or printer
• Lap top computers
• Portable PA system
• Video projector
• Craft supplies and equipment
• Flat screen television (for use in interactive exhibits and presentations)
• Catering equipment (food warmers, serving utensils, ect.,)
• Electric stove
• Pots and pans
• Table cloths and cloth napkins
• High quality folding chairs
• Light weight folding tables
• Steel shelving (to store historic furniture and works of art)
• Hallway and office rugs
• Outdoor rugs and runners
• Porch furniture (benches, chairs, etc.)
• Decorative pots and planters
• Outdoor light fixtures (permanent or portable)
• Gardening tools
• Park benches