As a public health precaution due to COVID-19, all Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo are temporarily closed. We are not announcing a reopening date at this time and will provide updates on our website and social media.

Donor Groups and Activities

Smithsonian Council for American History

We invite you to join others who share your love of American history through membership in the Smithsonian Council for American History—our most distinguished group of contributors.

Director's Fund for Annual Giving

Supporters of the Director’s Fund enjoy a dynamic relationship with the Museum, while providing important unrestricted support for our programs, exhibitions, and conservation of the collection.

Friends of the National Numismatic Collection

The Friends of the National Numismatic Collection is a select group of collectors, numismatists and philanthropists who share a passion for the history of money and the NNC’s critical role in bringing those stories to the world.

Donor Travel

Donors to the National Museum of American History are invited to explore global history of America through our international Director's Tours.