Help protect Worcester's significant historic properties, have a voice in community preservation and planning, and support the integrity of our neighborhoods.


For more than forty years, Preservation Worcester has been a source for critical thinking and education in matters of the city’s architectural integrity, the cohesiveness of neighborhoods, and the preservation of culturally significant structures.  Your membership supports a variety of educational programs, events and advocacy efforts.  With your commitment to Preservation Worcester, the quality of life, the aesthetic vision, and the preservation of the significant cultural, historical and architectural fabric of our community can be realized. 

Preservation Worcester is:

  • A catalyst for historic preservation, education, development and urban design.
  • A pro-active force in city planning.
  • A partner with local governments, nonprofit agencies, businesses and the community.
  • An educator in the community and in the schools.
  • A resource for maintained records of the city’s architecturally significant sites and structures.
  • A source of loans through our McCorison Revolving Loan Fund to private individuals and businesses for historic renovations.

Benefits of Membership:

ALL MEMBERS RECEIVE –  Student $25, Individual $50,  Family $75

  • Our Newsletter, “Preservation Matters”
  • Free admission to select walking tours, lectures and receptions.
  • Access to our resource library, map collections and building survey files.
  • Discounts on events.
  • 10% discount on most Gift Shop items.


Above benefits and annual lecture.


Above benefits and special personal tour.


Above benefits and an invitation to an exclusive event.

Corporate Partner Program

Corporate Memberships are also available through our Corporate Partner Program.  Strong and supportive corporate partnerships are absolutely necessary for Preservation Worcester to succeed.


  • Our Newsletter, “Preservation Matters”
  • Invitations to events.
  • Your business recognized on our website and in written materials.

DONOR – $1,000

Above benefits and four complimentary tickets to our Tour of Gracious Homes.

PATRON – $2,500

Above benefits and ten complimentary tickets to our Tour of Gracious Homes.


Above benefits and use of PW porch or house for a company event


Above benefits and a specially designed preservation tour or lecture.

Joining is easy!

You can sign up online or print the membership form below and mail it in to us.

Corporate Membership Form [PDF] to print