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. 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. To join go to the membership page.

Q: What are the membership benefits?

A: Members & volunteers work on projects that provide access to artifacts, exhibits, and buildings not available to visitors. Opportunities to discuss a unique local history. Voting privileges.

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. Information about the tours and other activities are posted on our Facebook 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.