MembershipCardMembership has its privileges.

 

The Gulfport Historical Society runs on memberships. Our annual renewals and lifetime members help us keep the doors open and the lights on. We try and give back to our members, as well. When you become a member, you not only get a (quite stylish) membership card, you also get member perks, including the following,

  • Free wall calendar (normally $5)
  • Free drinks at porch parties (we have beer, wine and the hard stuff, available for members only)
  • Free nibbles at porch parties
  • Free walking tours
  • Member discounts (on the back of your membership cards; currently there’s an offer for Stella’s a free drink at O’Maddy’s, but these benefits will change and expand with time)
  • Members-only events, such as VIP preview parties with food and drink before each new exhibit
  • 10% discount on all merchandise in the Square Mullet Coffee Company (the gift and coffee shop in the museum)
  • Free BPA-free water bottle

What will all this cost you? Well, that depends on what membership level you choose. Choose your level — and your benefits — below:

Individual: $20/year
Family: $40/year

These members receive all the benefits listed above. And what do we consider a family? In true Gulfport spirit, if you consider yourselves family, you’re family to us, too.

Flats fisherman (Lifetime individual): $200 (or $20 per month for one year)
All the benefits of the above, plus:

  • One lifetime membership gift
  • A “plus one” for all members-only events

Party boat (Lifetime family): $500 (or $50 per month for one year)
All the benefits of the above, plus:

  • Up to two adults and unlimited children under 18
  • Two sets of membership gifts
  • Two membership cards
  • Three “plus one”  invitations to members-only events (for a total of four)

Mullet Circle: $1000 (or $100 per month for one year)
All the benefits of the above, plus:

  • Five invitations to members-only events (for a total of six)
  • Thank-you benefactors event

Business
Businesses get a decal for their business, discounts on calendar and e-newsletter ads, and invitations to members events (see membership levels, below, for particulars)

Gill Net (annual): $100 (or $10 per month)
All of the business benefits listed above, as well as:

  • Two invitations to members-only events
  • 10% discount on calendar ads for members business
  • 10% discount on newsletter ads

Middle Grounds (annual): $500 (or $50 per month)
A decal for their business, discounts on calendar and e-newsletter ads, and invitations to members events:

  • Four invitations to members-only events
  • 15% discount on calendar ads for member business
  • One free e-newsletter ad
  • 15% discount on newsletter ads after using one free ad
  • Historic photo of your business (where available) on photo paper.

Square Mullet Sympathizer: $1000
A decal for their business, discounts on calendar and e-newsletter ads, and invitations to members events:

  • Six invitations to members-only events
  • 25% discount on calendar ads for member business
  • One free e-newsletter ad
  • 25% discount on e-newsletter ads after using one free ad
  • Inclusion in Society emails as a supporter, with business logo and link to business

Ready to join us? Click the membership level you’d like (above) or visit the Square Mullet Online Gift Shop and select “membership” at the top of the page. From there, you can choose your membership plan based on your family size and budget. As soon as we approve your membership, we’ll send you a membership card and have your welcome gifts ready for you at the Gulfport History Museum (5301 28th Avenue South).

Welcome! We’re thrilled to have you!