Membership dues not only help us maintain The Wayside Inn Historic Site but will also help us continue our educational mission with programs and events happening throughout the year.

We welcome new members at any time of the year. All memberships are valid for one year from the receipt of dues and are renewable annually. All members enjoy benefits, such as reduced program and event fees, a newsletter subscription, and free archival research services (limited). Additional benefits are provided through a range of membership levels, including several special membership benefits given to our Innkeeper Circle donors ($1,000+) and Community Partners, and Photographers.

Memberships to The Wayside Inn Foundation also make good gifts for friends, family, and clients. If you have questions about membership, please call 1.978.295.1716 or send an email to TWIF@wayside.org.

The Wayside Inn Foundation is a Massachusetts 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Membership dues are tax deductible to the extent allowed by the Internal Revenue Code.

Members of The Wayside Inn Foundation are entitled only to those benefits as determined by the Board of Trustees, are not considered statutory members under state law, and have no voting rights or role in the governance of the Foundation. All memberships are nontransferable.

Young Adult $25/year

For those up to 25 years of age or with current valid student ID. Includes a Wayside Inn magnet & sticker (new members only), semi-annual newsletter, reduced admission to programs & events, one hour of free research time with The Wayside Inn archivist by appointment.

Individual $35/year

For those over 25 years of age. Includes a Wayside Inn magnet & sticker (new members only), semi-annual newsletter, reduced admission to programs & events, one hour of free research time with The Wayside Inn archivist by appointment.

Household $75/year

For family members residing in the same household (up to five people). Includes all the benefits of an Individual Membership and a free birthday dessert for two (member & a guest) at Longfellow’s Wayside Inn (one per household).

Contributor $100/year

Includes all the benefits of an Individual Membership and a free birthday dessert for two (member & guest) at Longfellow’s Wayside Inn, no-fee research time with The Wayside Inn archivist by appointment (up to 4 hours), two complimentary Strawberry Concert tickets (tickets for concert and shortcake only)

Supporter $250/year


Includes all the benefits of a Contributor Membership and one limited edition 5" x 7" unframed print with matte from The Wayside Inn’s archives.


Patron $500/year

Includes a Wayside Inn magnet (new members only), Wayside Inn sticker (new members only), Semi-annual newsletter, Reduced admission for educational programs, One hour of free research time with The Wayside Inn archivist by appointment.

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