You can make a difference. Contribute to The Fells by becoming a member.

Personal Memberships

Become a member - Join 1,100-plus member households and help advance the Hay legacy of land stewardship and “knowing your place within the natural world.” Relish in the satisfaction of knowing that your membership helps to preserve an historic estate and its beautiful gardens for generations to come.

Member Dues

  • Individual $40–Unlimited free visits, 10% discount at our Annual Plant Sale, reduced class fees, two free admission passes, an invitation to a special member opening reception and a 1-year subscription to Better Homes and Gardens Magazine or Martha Stewart Living Magazine.

  • Household $60–Individual benefits, plus unlimited free visits for 2 adults and children/grandchildren under age 18 in same household/family.

  • Sponsor $125–Household benefits, plus two guests free of charge with each visit, and a 1-year subscription to New Hampshire Home Magazine.

  • Advocate $250–Sponsor benefits, plus as many guests free of charge with each visit as you like,

  • Patron $500–Advocate benefits, an invitation to a special Donor Reception, plus 2 free event tickets.

  • Benefactor $1,000–Patron benefits, plus a private house/garden tour and reception for up to 20 guests.

  • Sustainer $2,500–Benefactor benefits, plus free admission to most Fells programs and events.

  • Ambassador $5,000–Sustainer benefits, plus 20% off pavilion rental.

Other Benefits for All Membership Levels
Members may visit nearly 300 botanical gardens, arboreta, and conservatories throughout the region and in North America, offering special admission privileges and many other benefits through the American Horticultural Reciprocal Admissions Program. Some of the regional sites include The Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens; Tower Hill Botanic Garden; Hildene, The Lincoln Family Home; The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University; among many other fine sites. For a complete list see AHS Gardens.

Members also receive reciprocal admission privileges to select regional museums and discounts at the finest local plant nurseries. Click here for a list of participating nurseries and attractions.

And thanks to White Flower Farm for offering all Fells members an annual 20 percent discount off a single order. Simply return the coupon included with your membership acknowledgement to White Flower Farm. For information about White Flower Farm see

Library Memberships

Discover how a Library Membership can serve your community!

Library Members receive single day general admission passes (not valid for special events or programs for which a fee applies) for their patrons use, two for each day of the week. Each pass admits up to 2 adults and accompanying children under age 18 in the same household to The Fells Main House and grounds. Guests may hike our scenic trails and stroll the gardens; go on a historic guided tour of our Main House; see new art and sculpture exhibits; visit the Fairy Village; and enjoy the views of lake and mountain from our Veranda. Annual membership dues is $100. For more information contact Member Services 603-763-4789 x3 or email

Garden Club Memberships

Garden Club memberships are available for $75 and include the following benefits for members of the respective Garden Club:

  • Four circulating admission passes that each admit up to two adults and accompanying children under age 18;

  • Ten $5 discount coupons for adult programs;

  • 10% discount on group garden tours.

To obtain or renew your Garden Club Membership please call our office at 603-763-4789 x3 or email

Lodging Memberships

Lodging Members receive Household membership privileges for inn proprietors, 16 complimentary guest passes, and an unlimited number of reduced fee (50% off) single day passes for their guests. Annual membership fee is $70.00. 

All Lodging Members receive a prominent link on The Fells website. Call 603-763-4789 x3 for additional information.

Photographer’s Membership

Photographer’s Membership holders receive Household membership privileges for the individual cardholder and after-hours photo privileges for the photographer and an unlimited* number of guests (after hours or when the Main House is closed for the season). Call 603-763-4789 x3 for additional information.

*Up to 10 guests without prior notice. For parties over 10, The Fells asks for advance notice to assure parking availability and that large photo sessions will not interfere with scheduled events.