Membership includes a copy of the Kingston Historical Society’s annual journal Historic Kingston, 9 monthly issues of the Limelight newsletter, and (new!), if you receive Limelight by email, you will also receive the Ontario Historical Society newsletter four times a year. Your membership card can get you discounted rates for purchases at Novel Idea book store; some special events; and provides free entrance to the Murney Tower. The membership year runs from January to December.

Occasionally, the Society may publish Members’ names in Historic Kingston and/or the Limelight newsletter.  If you wish to have your name excluded, please let the Membership Secretary know when you submit your application. 

Methods of Payment

Option 1: Online: MasterCard, VISA or PayPal

You can renew your membership using your credit card through PayPal. After selecting your membership level below, you will be redirected to PayPal. You can pay with a credit card even without a PayPal account.

Select Membership Level:

INDIVIDUAL Membership $40

FAMILY Membership $50.

STUDENT Membership $10. (Full-time student in High School, College or University)

INSTITUTIONAL Membership $50


Membership fees are processed either through  MasterCard or VISA or PayPal as a secure method of payment. Please review their security statement for more information.


Option 2: (please remember the fees noted above)

eTransfer: send payment to  Include your address and phone number please.


Option 3: Print Form and Mail in Cheque

Download and print our Membership Application Form

Please complete your application form and bring it with your payment to the next KHS meetingAlternatively, you may submit both via Canada Post with your cheque made payable to the “Kingston Historical Society” and mailed to:
Kingston Historical Society, P.O. Box 54, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 4V6


Please contact us if you would like to make an address change to your current membership.

To add a donation, please click on the Support tab, and then click on Donations.