Historic Town Hall Amberg Museum

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are questions concerning the Amberg Historical Society and membership. Please send any further questions to The Society.

Q: How do I become a member of the Amberg Historical Society?

A: Membership is available to anyone interested in preserving the history of Amberg. A membership form is included on the Contact Us page. The completed form can be mailed with your check. Membership forms are also available at the museum. An annual single membership is $5 and an annual family membership is $10. The fee for an annual sustaining membership is $50 and a life membership can be purchased for $100. Business sponsorship is also available.

Q: What are the membership benefits?

A: Only members can vote. Board members and officers must be members. You do not need to be a member to be a volunteer, but it is encouraged.

Q: When does the society hold meetings?

A: The annual meeting is held the second Monday in the month of April at 6:30 PM each year. Other regular meetings of the membership are held on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 PM from May through October.

Q: Are gifts and donations tax deductible?

A: Yes, the Society is exempt under section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are deductible under section 170 of the Code.

Q: Are there any activities in addition to the tours of the museum complex?

A: Yes, the Amberg Museum offers various tours each year. Presently we offer a quarry tour and a tour of the extinct communities of Philipsburg and Taylor Rapids. More are to come. For more information about the tours and other activities be sure and check out the News page.

Q: Is it possible to visit the museum other than the regular hours?

A: Yes, the Society does occasionally open the museum upon request. The request is subject to the availability of volunteer guides. If you are interested in arranging a special tour please contact the museum at least several weeks before the desired time.