Gadsby's Tavern Museum Society
The Gadsby's Tavern Museum Society was formed in 1992 as a private citizens' group designed to provide on-going support for the preservation, development and interpretation of Gadsby’s Tavern Museum, one of Alexandria's premier historic sites. Support of the Museum has taken many forms, including:
- Financial support of specific Museum programs, initiatives, and collection purchases
- Advocacy on behalf of the Museum in City budget conversations
- Promotion of the Museum and its activities by marching in parades and participating in other community events.
- Organizing specific fundraising
campaigns to help the Museum with major purchases and improvements
1993: raised $6,000 to purchase 60 period appropriate brass coat hooks for the ballroom
1994-1998: raised over $35,000 for new period appropriate curtains for the Ballroom
2007-2013: raised over $130,000 to renovate the Tavern's unique urban Ice Well.
- Volunteer: $15
- Individual: $20
- Family: $35
- Friend/Mercahnt: $50
- Patron: $100
- Benefactor: $250
- Lifetime $1,000
Purchase your GTMS membership online from The Alexandria Shop.
When you become a member of the Gadsby’s Tavern Museum Society, you will receive:
- Free admission to the Museum
- Members-only events
- Discounts on certain events sponsored by Gadsby’s Tavern Museum and Historic Alexandria.
- Invitation to the Museum’s Holiday Party.
- Discount of 15% at all Historic Alexandria Museum Shops (does not include memberships or event tickets. You must notify cashier of your membership status.)