Membership in the Marine Corps Recruit Depot (MCRD) Museum Historical Society is open to all who wish to help preserve and perpetuate the history and traditions of the United States Marine Corps. As a not-for-profit 501 (c)(3) public benefit corporation,incorporated by the State of California, the Society counts on its memberships to raise the necessary funds to maintain the Command Museum as one of the finest military museums in the nation.
Founded in 1988, the MCRD Museum Historical Society’s mission is to support the Command Museum. The Command Museum portrays the legacy of the Marine Corps, and serves as a bridge to the civilian community.
The Museum includes over 22,000 square feet of indoor Marine Corps and Navy exhibits that span legendary battlefields from various eras of the Corps, to include modern warfare in the deserts of Iraq. Admission is free, and the Museum is open to the public.
Benefits of Membership are many and the activities of the MCRD Museum Historical Society will be as important in the future as they are today. Be a part of the “Marine Team” and join in to help preserve the history and traditions of the United States Marine Corps. Your membership is important if we are to continue to preserve this rich legacy for generations to come.
The MCRD Museum Historical Society depends upon membership fees, grants, and donations to conduct its business of supporting the MCRD Command Museum, the Marines and sailors of MCRD, San Diego, and the Western Recruiting Region.
The Board of Directors and the membership appreciates your contributions of money, artifacts, photos, documents, and of course, volunteer time.
Please Contact us if you would like to contribute,or if you would like to designate the MCRD Museum Historical Society as a beneficiary of your will or trust. if you would like to contribute, or if you would like to designate the MCRD Museum Historical Society as a beneficiary of your will or trust.