Membership Options

Five historic houses. Nearly 30 acres of surrounding landscape, buildings and gardens. An outstanding collection of household furnishing, fine and decorative arts. Programs and tours that bring the 18th-century village to life all year long.

As a Member: you're entitled to a full year of free and discounted opportunities. Thank you for your generous support of Historic Odessa's educational programs and preservation initiatives.

All Members Receive

  • Free guided Historic Odessa House tours
  • Member discount on lectures, workshops, family programs, special events including annual Historic Odessa Brewfest.
  • 10% discount when dining at Cantwell's Tavern
  • Invitation to Member-Only events, including December Holiday Party
  • Members E-Newsletter
  • Two guest passes
  • Personalized Membership Card
  • Member Discount at Butler & Cook Antiques (call for details (302) 378-7022)

Individual $50

Full membership benefits for one

Dual $60

Full membership benefits for two adults

Family $75

Full membership benefits for two adults 
and children (under 18 living in the household)

Contributor $125 - $249

Includes all of the above plus:

  • Complimentary invitation to December Holiday Party
  • Historic Odessa notecard - for Members Only
  • Four additional tours
  • Reciprocal admission at over 800 institutions through NARM (see below)

Patron $250 - $499

Includes all of the above plus:

  • Preferred registration for events with limited capacity, including Historic Odessa Brewfest
  • Preview of special exhibitions
  • Recognition of the annual Honor Roll of Donors

Sponsor $500-$999

Includes all of the above plus:

  • Two Historic Odessa private house tours (up to 10 persons per tour) by reservation
  • Opportunity to attend a Directors 18th-century hearth-cooked dinner at a discounted rate

Benefactor $1000-$4999

Includes all of the above plus:

  • Reproduction pewter tankard for your exclusive use in Cantwell's Tavern
  • Two Historic Odessa private house tours with the Director (up to 10 persons per tour) by reservation
  • Private Directors 18th-century hearth-cooked dinner (up to sixteen persons) at a discounted rate
  • Privilege of hosting a wedding or other private event at Historic Odessa, facility rental fee discounted
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H. Rodney Sharp Society $5000+

Includes all of the above plus:

  • Unlimited Historic Odessa private house tours with the Director (up to 10 persons per tour) by reservation
  • Privilege of hosting a wedding or other private event at Historic Odessa, facility rental fee waived
 

Reciprocal Benefits Through NARM

Historic Odessa is a member of the North American Reciprocal Museum (NARM) Association, one of the largest reciprocal membership organizations in the world. Odessa members at the Contributor level and above can enjoy free admission to 800 member institutions around the country. Check the NARM website to learn more and see a full list of NARM member institutions.  
 

WHYY MemberCard Program

Are you a member of WHYY? Historic Odessa participates in the WHYY MemberCard program, offering 2 for 1 tour tickets, 10% discounts on membership and 20%  discount on admission to events (Brewfest not included) for WHYY members.