Find out about becoming a member of the Albany Historical Society.

Becoming a member of the Albany Historical Society helps us to maintain our attractions and to fulfill our mission statement to ‘provide leadership and co-ordination in promoting Albany’s heritage’. Your membership allows us to continue preserving our substantial collection of historical items of artefacts, artworks, photographs and archives.

As a member, you are entitled to:

  • Attend monthly members meetings
  • Receive a copy of the quarterly newsletter
  • Have a free entry to the Albany Convict Gaol and Patrick Taylor Cottage
  • Access our Online Member Area, featuring our archive of Society magazines, photographs and articles.

Membership runs from 1st May to 30th April each year and is subject to committee approval.

Current membership fees are:

  • Single membership – $15.00
  • Couple membership – $20.00
  • Family membership – $30.00
  • Corporate membership – $50.00

To apply for membership, please contact us directly.

Current members who need details of how to access the online members area can contact the IT Officer here.

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Certain areas of AHS Online are restricted to members of the society.

Membership is open to anybody, subject to approval. More details, including current membership fees, can be found by clicking 'About membership'.

Current members who do not have login to the site (or have been accessing the area via PIN code) can register for an account using the PIN Code by selecting 'Register Account'.

become a member

You can support our important work by becoming a member of the Albany Historical Society.

Membership is as low as $15 a year for single membership, and entitles you to receive copies of our quartlerly newsletter, free entry to the Albany Convict Gaol and Patrick Taylor Cottage and to access our new Online Members' Area.

The Online Members' Area allows members to browse our extensive (over 3500+) archive of paintings and photographs of Albany and surrounding regions from the past, as well as our newly digitised archive of magazines, featuring articles relating to Albany's history.

About Us

Founded in 1962, Albany Historical Society is a non-profit organisation, staffed entirely by volunteers. We are dedicated to preserving Albany’s unique history and managing two of Albany’s most historic buildings.