Make a Donation

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Leave your mark on history by supporting the Museum with an unrestricted donation at any level. Gifts can be made in honor or memory of a loved one, and can be set up as one-time or recurring donations. Make an online donation.

Support the Director’s Fund for Annual Giving

With a gift of $50 or more, you can become a supporter of the Director’s Fund and enjoy a dynamic relationship with the Museum while providing important unrestricted support for our programs, exhibitions, and conservation of the collection.  More information about the Director’s Fund for Annual Giving.

Join the Smithsonian Council for American History

With a gift of $1,000 or more, you can become a member of the Smithsonian Council for American History and receive an array of exclusive membership benefits. Find more information about the Smithsonian Council for American History.

Planned Gifts

Learn more about designating the Museum as a beneficiary of your will, establishing an annuity, and other planned giving.

For more information, contact Lauren Cosgrove: CosgroveL@si.edu / 202.633.0398