Join Us

You can be a vital part of PHMC's mission to preserve and tell Pennsylvania' s unique story in a variety of ways:

Museum Friends' Groups
Join dedicated local organizations that support the historic sites and museums on PHMC's Trails of History.  

Become involved with dedicated corps of volunteers at historic sites and museums throughout the Commonwealth.

We offer a variety of internship opportunities to undergraduate and graduate students interested in pursuing a career in public history.

Scholars in Residence
The Scholars in Residence Program of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) supports short-term, full-time research and study in collections maintained by Commission facilities.

PHMC employees perform a variety of duties at historic sites and museums across the Commonwealth and its Commission offices located in Harrisburg.

Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation® [external link]
Help support and preserve the Commonwealth's past while enjoying the unique benefits of membership.