Become a Member

Members of Friends of Sutter’s Fort preserve and protect the historic structures at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park and engage both youth and adults in powerful educational experiences. 

Your reoccurring gift is the most efficient way to help Friends of Sutter’s Fort deliver goods and services to Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park. Your gift supports our efforts at Sutter’s Fort year-round.

When you become a member of Friends of Sutter’s Fort, your reoccurring donation will be charged to your credit or debit card.  You can cancel your commitment whenever you chose.  

Your generosity builds a legacy. creates lifelong memories and meaningful experiences – for you, for students, and for every generation of visitors.

With the help of our members and donors, we continue to recover from the significant impacts of the pandemic. We are thankful for decades of support and for donors who have helped us withstand these impacts and continue our efforts at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park. 

We offer member benefits to thank donors for their essential role with Friends of Sutter’s Fort.

Membership benefits include:

  • Discounts at our Museum Store located within the walls of Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park
  • Early bird access and discounts to future ticketed events and tours hosted by Friends of Sutter’s Fort at Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park

In addition, when you become a member of the Friends of Sutter’s Fort, you also gain access to the Time Travelers program, a membership network for historical museums, sites, and societies throughout the United States.

Currently, the Time Travelers program includes over 300 organizations in more than 40 states across the country. Members of these organizations can receive a variety of exclusive benefits and privileges, such as free admission and gift shop discounts.

Donors $500 or more annually

All of the above listed benefits and: 

Historian Passport Day Use Annual Pass registered in your name through California State Parks (per donor request only)

Complementary book from Sutter’s Fort Museum Store (per donor request only) 

Please click here for more information about our current membership program and to start your membership!

Upcoming Member Events

Museum Store Sunday – 6th Annual

Sunday, November 27th
10AM to 4:30PM

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