About BHSM

Belfast Historical Museum Building

Fall Schedule

Closed for the season. Visitors are encouraged to visit if open by chance or appoinment. The Museum reopens June 10 for the 2017 season.


FREEdonations welcomed!
Group tours available.

The Belfast Historical Society and Museum is dedicated to the collection, conservation, preservation and interpretation of artifacts relevant to Belfast history. Visitors to the Museum will enjoy vintage photographs, maps, postcard collections and interpretive displays. An extensive archives and library are available for research.


Become a member of the Belfast Historical Society and Museum! Your membership assists various valuable Museum programs and you will receive a newsletter keeping you informed about Historical Society and Museum news, events and programs.

Annual membership Fee

Student: $5 | Individual: $10 | Family: $15
Contributing: $25 | Business: $30 | Sustaining: $50 | Lifetime: $250

Download membership form [pdf] (memberships are from Jan 1 to Dec 31).

Historical Society Program Meetings

WHAT Informative programs include guest speakers, slide shows and discussions.
When Once a month, April through October. Usually at 7pm (check schedule).
Where At the Abbott Room, Belfast Free Library, 106 High Street.
Cost Meetings are FREE and open to the public.


The Society is dedicated to preserving and sharing Belfast's unique history.
You can help by...

  • Welcoming guests during museum hours.
  • Helping to update our displays and presentations.
  • Helping to catalog our photograph, clothing, artifact and archives collections.
  • Sharing your organizational abilities and talents.