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We answer your commonly asked questions about Ohio History Connection memberships.
Managing Your Membership Record
How do I renew my membership?
Approximately two months before your membership expires, you will receive a renewal notice. You may return the notice with payment by mail or
renew your membership online
What if I receive another renewal notice after I have sent in my payment?
Please disregard the notice. Sometimes your payment and a reminder notice will cross in the mail.
How do I change my address or correct a misspelled name?
create a profile account
on our website, you can view and make changes to your name and contact information by
. Or, you can
send us an e-mail
with your name, member number, former address, new address and any other changes. Your information will be updated within 3 business days.
I filed a change of address form with the Post Office when I moved. Do I still need to send you my new address?
We receive address updates from the Post Office approximately every three months. To ensure you receive all your membership materials, please contact us with your new address shortly before you move.
I just mailed my membership application/renewal form and payment. When can I expect to receive my new membership cards?
New members will receive an introductory membership packet and card(s) within 3 weeks. Renewing members will receive updated membership cards within 3 weeks, as well.
What do I do if I need a replacement membership card?
Contact the Membership Office to request a replacement card.
If I purchase a new membership online, can I begin taking advantage of my membership benefits right away?
Yes! Look for a separate e-mail after you purchase your membership with instructions on how to print a temporary membership card. Present the temporary card at any Ohio History Connection site to receive the admission benefit for your membership category.
How do I use my 10% shopping discount at the online Ohio History Store?
Enter the membership coupon code into the box on the online shopping cart, prior to clicking the Checkout button. To obtain the coupon code, please call the Membership Office at
Can I give membership as a gift?
Yes, gift memberships are available for birthdays, graduation, holidays, or any other occasion. You can register friends, family, or associates for a gift membership on your renewal notice or application, by calling the Membership Office, or at our
How do I donate money to the Ohio History Connection?
We accept monetary donations online, by mail, and over the phone. Please
visit our donations web page
for more information.
How do I donate items to the Ohio History Connection?
For information on how to donate historical items such as books, manuscripts, audiovisuals or artifacts, please contact the Collections Registrar at
What are your hours?
Our museums' hours vary by site and season. Please visit our
Museums & Historic Sites
page to get accurate information for each site regarding admissions and hours of operation. You may also contact the Ohio History Connection by calling toll free
Still Have Questions?
Feel free to contact us by phone at
or by e-mail at
. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have.
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