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National Sporting Library & Museum

Hours: Wednesday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Library: Free | Museum Free to NSLM Members

General Admission: Adults $10, Seniors (65 and older) $8, Youth (13–18) $8, Youth (12 & under) Free

Free Wednesdays and the last Sunday of each month.

The NSLM is closed on federal holidays. 
In the case of bad weather, the NSLM follows Loudoun County school district decisions.

102 The Plains Road
Middleburg, Virginia 20118-1335
Telephone: (540) 687-6542
Fax: (540) 687-8540

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Your support helps us continue to preserve and chronicle the important story of our country’s rich history in equestrian, hunting and fishing traditions as well as the various roles these pursuits play in cultural and social history and the preservation of wildlife habitat and open spaces.

Levels of Membership and Benefits

Join us in helping to keep history part of our future by supporting the National Sporting Library & Museum.

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The Ivy Circle ($5,000) - Join Online

Donors at this level are among our leading supporters. In recognition of their generous support,patrons in the Ivy Circle receive the following complimentary benefits:

  • Advance notice to all NSLM events by mail and email
  • Subscription to the quarterly NSLM Newsletter
  • 10% Discount on NSLM merchandise to include catalogues, books, and DVDs
  • Recognition in the NSLM Annual Report of Donors
  • Personal tours of the Library’s F. Ambrose Clark Rare Book Room and Forrest E. Mars, Sr. Exhibit Hall by appointment with NSLM Librarian. With over 5,000 works on the shelves of the Rare Book Room, every tour is a unique experience.
  • Behind the scenes tours of the Museum and exhibition galleries by appointment with NSLM Curator. This includes Curatorial tours of traveling exhibitions, permanent collection holdings, and NSLM curated exhibitions.
  • Opportunity to meet with John H. Daniels Fellows. These Fellows are renowned scholars who are competitively selected for participation in this program. They are provided the time and financial support to delve into the Library’s extensive resources to conduct in depth research projects for the purposes of publication.
  • The privilege to rent NSLM Founders’ Room is only extended to Ivy Circle members and is made available at the rate of $2,500 fee per event.
  • Invitation for two people to attend all private receptions prior to lectures, book signings and exhibit openings.
  • Invitation for two people to attend events hosted exclusively for the Ivy Circle and Chairman’s Council members, including the annual Treasures from the Rare Book Room Lecture and Dinner hosted by Mrs. Jacqueline B. Mars

The Chairman’s Council ($2,500) - Join Online

The Chairman’s Council represents some of our most loyal and generous supporters. Participants in the Chairman’s Council enjoy a close relationship with the NSLM and receive the following benefits:

  • Advance notice to all NSLM events by mail and email
  • Subscription to the quarterly NSLM Newsletter
  • 10% Discount on NSLM merchandise to include catalogues, books, and DVDs
  • Recognition in the NSLM Annual Report of Donors
  • Personal tours of the Library’s F. Ambrose Clark Rare Book Room and Forrest E. Mars, Sr. Exhibit Hall by appointment with NSLM Librarian. With over 5,000 works on the shelves of the Rare Book Room, every tour is a unique experience.
  • Behind the scenes tours of the Museum and exhibition galleries by appointment with NSLM Curator. This includes Curatorial tours of traveling exhibitions, permanent collection holdings, and NSLM curated exhibitions.
  • Opportunity to meet with John H. Daniels Fellows. These Fellows are renowned scholars who are competitively selected for participation in this program. They are provided the time and financial support to delve into the Library’s extensive resources to conduct in depth research projects for the purposes of publication.
  • Invitation for two people to attend all private receptions prior to lectures, book signings and exhibit openings.
  • Invitation for two people to attend events hosted exclusively for the Ivy Circle and Chairman’s Council members, including the annual Treasures from the Rare Book Room Lecture and Dinner hosted by Mrs. Jacqueline B. Mars

Guardians ($1,000) - Join Online

  • Personal tours of the Library’s F. Ambrose Clark Rare Book Room and Forrest E. Mars, Sr. Exhibit Hall by appointment with NSLM Librarian. With over 5,000 works on the shelves of the Rare Book Room, every tour is a unique experience.
  • Behind the scenes tours of the Museum and exhibition galleries by appointment with NSLM Curator. This includes Curatorial tours of traveling exhibitions, permanent collection holdings, and NSLM curated exhibitions.
  • Advance notice to all NSLM events by mail and email
  • Subscription to the quarterly NSLM Newsletter
  • 10% Discount on NSLM merchandise to include catalogues, books, and DVDs
  • Recognition in the NSLM Annual Report of Donors

Sponsors ($250) - Join Online

  • Advance notice to all NSLM events by mail and email
  • Subscription to the quarterly NSLM Newsletter
  • 10% Discount on NSLM merchandise to include catalogues, books, and DVDs
  • Recognition in the NSLM Annual Report of Donors

Friends ($50) - Join Online

  • Advance notice to all NSLM events by mail and email
  • Subscription to the quarterly NSLM Newsletter
  • 10% Discount on NSLM merchandise to include catalogues, books, and DVDs
  • Recognition in the NSLM Annual Report of Donors