Membership & Donations

Monterey State Historic Park Association, established as the Old Monterey Preservation Society in 1975, is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization committed to supporting interpretation, educational programs and special events at the State Historic Park in downtown Monterey.


To support the restoration of California's First Theatre,

or to support education and interpretation at Monterey State Historic Park.

Become a Member

All membership fees are tax-deductable, and support the programs listed above. 

Single Membership is $25 and includes option of buying1 special event ticket at a discount.


Family Memberships are $40 and include the option of buying 2 special event tickets at a discount.

Preservation Circle Memberships are $75and include the option of buying 4 special event ticket at a discount.


Business Memberships are $125.

Individual Life Membership is a one time purchase of $350 and include the option of 4 discounted event tickets.

Membership Benefits 

All memberships receive:

• The MSHPA Quarterly Newsletter

• A personal invitation to the annual members meeting

• A 10% discount at the museum stores of Monterey Historic Park.

If you do not wish to purchase your membership online, you may download and print the membership form: 

Membership Form (PDF)


Mail it with your check to:

Monterey State Historic Park

20 Custom House Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940


For questions, directed giving and sponsorship, please contact Jan Houser at (831) 655-9886 or