Support the Whaley House

Are you interested in helping to preserve the Whaley Historic House Museum for future generations? There are many ways you can get involved.


The Whaley Historic House Museum depends on the monetary support of its members every day. Membership dues help with everything from running the House, to funding restoration projects, and executing programs for the public.

Our Linen Closet Restoration Project was made possible by our membership.

Our Linen Closet Restoration Project was made possible by our membership.

Additionally, as a member you will also enjoy a variety of perks, such as…

  • Complimentary House Tours
  • Reduced Prices for Special Events
  • Members-Only Programs
  • Quarterly Newsletter

For more information about our various membership levels and how to sign up, call the Whaley House at 810-471-4714 or email



No program could take place at the Whaley Historic House Museum without the help of our volunteers. Volunteers can perform get involved with the house in a variety of ways.

Visitor Assistance: If you like interacting with the public then this is for you! You can learn how to give tours, help with special programs, and serving as a rental host.

Antiques Care: Learn about polishing silver, caring for antique wood, and performing regular household tasks that keep the museum in tip-top-shape.

Gilded-Age Gardening: A lot of thought is put into creating period-appropriate gardens for the Whaley House. Take part in caring for these living exhibits.

Maintenance/Repair Work: Do you want to get your hands dirty and take part in maintaining this historic landmark? Well, then we have a place for you! We could put you to work painting, performing routine maintenance needs, and helping with general repairs.

No matter what your interests may be, the Whaley Historic House Museum could benefit from your talents.


2 thoughts on “Support the Whaley House

  1. I would love to volunteer sometime at the Whaley house. I am already a house tour guide and horticultural assistant at Applewood and am looking for things to occupy my unused time. I am a master gardener. Please let me know how I can volunteer with Whaley House.

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