When you become an Albany Regional Museum Member you’ll enjoy exclusive benefits, giving you more opportunities to enjoy our museum, participate in events and activities, while playing an important role in preserving and interpreting the history of Albany and surrounding area.

Annual Membership Levels

  • Individual $15
  • Family $25
  • Business Friends $50
  • Museum Patrons $150
  • History Circle $250
  • Kalapuya Club $500

If you are eligible for a Senior Discount (65+), you may take 10% off the cost of the Patron, History or Kalpuya levels

Gift Memberships

For only $15, treat someone special to the perfect gift that invests in Albany’s history. Gift memberships receive all the benefits too! membership gift enclosures are available.

For your convenience… the Museum accepts major credit cards for membership dues, donations, memorials and gift shop purchases.


Business Friends

Thank you 2016-2017 Business Friends for your support:

Business Patron*   
Business History Circle**

  • Fisher Funeral Home, Inc.
  • Goby Walnut Products
  • Martin & Gayle Griffith
  • KGAL/KSHO Radio
  • Krpalek Financial Services
  • Modern Travelers
  • Mouradian Properties LLC
  • Sema Roofing Experts *
  • Keith Semmel Construction Inc
  • Smith + Company
  • Stop & Go Market
  • Weatherford Thompson, PC **
  • Keller Williams, Katherine Domingo
  • Albany Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Albany Antique Mall
  • Albany Downtown Association
  • Albany Lock & Key*
  • Albany Visitors Association
  • American Bookkeeping & Tax Service
  • Birchfield Heating & A/C Inc. *
  • Brennan Forensics
  • Burcham’s Metals **
  • Carcraft Auto Appearance Center *
  • Classic Aauto LEDs
  • Buzz Collins
  • Custom Stained Glass
  • Alfred & Wilma Fryer

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Volunteer Opportunities

There are always opportunities to volunteer at the Albany Regional Museum.

Regardless of your age, health, time constraints, skills or talents, if you have the desire to help the museum, we will find a project for you. Here are a few possibilities:

  • Like to Talk? Be a docent, greet visitors or lead a tour
  • Computer Savvy? Graphic design work for posters, post cards or website maintenance.
  • Like Digging to the Bottom? Research for exhibits, identify people, places or things in photos or research items in our collections.

The list is endless!

Be an ARM Committee Member

Join one of ARM’s many volunteer lead committees: Events, Newsletter, Board Nominations, Development, Membership, Volunteer, Facilities.

Become a Board Member

Every year a few spots open up on the ARM Board as some terms end. Terms are for 3 years, and appointments occur every fall.

Please contact us, or speak directly to one of our Board Members if you are interested in becoming a future Board Member.

Special Projects

  • Veteran’s Day Photo Project: Cataloging
  • Inventory Assistant
  • Object & Photo Identification


Collections Artifacts

We are currently accepting  the following collection items:  

  • Transportation
  • Science & technology
  • Legal & medical

If you have an item or group of items you would like to lend or donate to the Albany Regional Museum, contact us today.

In Memoriam

The family of Betty Clough presented a bench during a memorial ceremony, August 2005.

The family of Betty Clough presented a bench during a memorial ceremony, August 2005.

It’s easy to honor a friend or loved one with a memorial gift. As a remembrance, the memorial name will be published in our newsletter, posted on our website, and listed on a plaque at the Museum for one year. Your thoughtfulness will be acknowledged to the family with a thank you card from the Museum.  Memorial gifts are used to further our Mission.

Persons Honored with Memorials in 2016:

  • Gus Steve August
  • Dr. A. Eugene “Gene” Carlson
  • Rojean Evans
  • James C. “Jimmy” Goode, Jr.
  • Mildred Hawkins
  • Annette Marie Hobbs
  • Dr. Richard J. Hopeman
  • Virginia Moore
  • Betty Orr
  • Darrell Pepper
  • Lynn Powers
  • Roger Reid
  • George Tom
  • JoAn Y. Widmer

Persons Honored with Memorials in 2017:

  • Alvin Kok
  • Dalton Cooley
  • Larry Webster
  • Gordon “Leon” Widmer
  • Rene Moye
  • Tom Holman
  • Shirley Pollak
  • Charles Cushman

Persons Honored with Memorials in 2014:

  • Eleanor Beight
  • Wilma Burch
  • Dorothy Hagerty
  • Wanda Humphrey
  • James W. “Jimmy” Jenks
  • Lester Kropf 
  • James J. “Jimmy” Martin
  • Oliver Petty
  • Garner Pool
  • Jeannette Reid
  • Alice Summers Roberts
  • Phyllis Vollstedt
  • Robert “Bob” Waibel
  • Martha Anne Warnke

Persons Honored with Memorials in 2015:

  • Marge Barrett
  • Don Brash
  • Virginia Burkhart
  • Rodger Butler
  • Lorraine Carter
  • Ethel Cummings
  • Admiral Vincent de Poix
  • Dayt Elston
  • Jim Fuson
  • James C. “Jimmy” Goode, Jr.
  • Melvin Jenks
  • Marcia Lewis
  • Marilyn Kok
  • Hector Macpherson, Jr.
  • Fern Mikkelson
  • John William “Jack” Miner
  • Betty Lou Morris
  • Elizabeth “Betty” Orr
  • Robert (Bob) Gene Reeser
  • Mary Belle Reeser Vaughn-Reiff
  • Sam Suklis
  • Robert Warren

Persons Honored with Memorials in 2013:

  • Blanche Beatrice “Bebe” Barnes
  • Oscar “Lee” Bridgeman
  • Carolyn (Sheppard) Burdick
  • Kay DeRosia
  • Jacqueline “Jay” Jackson
  • Jean McCorkle
  • Carol McKay
  • Mike McLaran
  • Fern Mikkelson
  • Clarence Reeser
  • Alice Collins Roberson
  • Robert “Bob” Robertson
  • Esther Anna Simmons