Campus Martius Museum, Marietta Ohio Founded 1788

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This Place Matters! Support Campus Martius and Ohio River Museums by joining the Friends of the Museums.Join Friends of the Museums or the Ohio History Connection and help keep our treasured Campus Martius and Ohio River Museums open!

Friends of the Museums is a non-profit organization that is managing both the Ohio River Museum and the Campus Martius Museum on behalf of the Ohio History Connection. New local management allows the museums to be open more days and improve visitor services.

Your membership with the Friends of the Museums will also provide more community involvement and will help ensure both museums continue to be sources of community pride. Friends of the Museums are committed to preserving and presenting the past in a way that informs and enlightens, intrigues and enriches, and helps people understand their own place in history.

Friends of the Museums Membership Benefits

FOM Membership Levels

For as little as $10 per year, enjoy all the benefits listed above! Purchase your membership today by clicking on the donate button. This online service is provided through Paypal, a secure online payment service. Paypal registration is not required. Your email address will always be protected.

$10 (Student/1 Year)
$20 (Individual/1 Year)
$35 (Family/1 Year)
$75 (Special Friend/1 Year)
$100 (Business/1 Year)
$250 (Rufus Putnam/1 Year)
$1000* (Lifetime Membership)
Please see "Endowment Fund" below

*This membership is issued to an individual for life. The Funds will be placed into the Friends of the Museums Endowment Fund. Make check payable to Marietta Community Foundation with FOM Enowment Fund in the memo line.

Memberships can also be purchased at our museum gift shops or by mailing your donation with desired membership level to:

Friends of the Museums
601 2nd Street
Marietta, Ohio 45750

Endowment Fund

Friends of the Museums now has an endowment which is administered by the Marietta Community Foundation. Funds collected from Lifetime Memberships go directly into the FOM Endowment Fund. Anyone may use the endowment to give back to our community by helping the museums. All you need to do is write a check to: Marietta Community Foundation with FOM Endowment Fund written on the memo line of the check. Then mail the check to the Marietta Community Foundation.

Marietta Community Foundation
Friends of the Museums Endowment
121 Putnam Street
Suite 105
Marietta, OH 45750

A gift to the endowment is a thoughtful memorial for loved ones.