The main hall of the National Building Museum in Washington, DC

photo by: Phil Roeder/Flickr/CC by 2.0

Distinctive Destinations

  • Travel the Country

    From coast to coast, National Trust Members receive discounted admission to more than 150 historic sites.

  • Explore New Places

    These places each celebrate unique and fascinating moments in our shared history, preserved forever.

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    But, these benefits are available only to members of the National Trust. Join us today.

Membership of the National Trust for Historic Preservation has many benefits, from our award-winning magazine to admission to our Historic Sites. It also includes free or discounted admission at more than 100 other historic places around the country!

National Trust Distinctive Destinations are a group of diverse historic sites across the country that help illustrate the breadth and depth of the American story. From house museums to working farms, these places can add memorable moments to your off-the-beaten-path road trip, new opportunities for a family vacation, or even become your new favorite gift shop. Best of all, these places proudly offer free or discounted admission to National Trust members including discounts in the museum or gift shop where applicable.

Please complete our online application to recommend a site for the Distinctive Destinations program.

Distinctive Destinations

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