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.

Object Donations

Donating artifacts
Object donations must be submitted through the Office of Curatorial Affairs.  The Museum receives a large number of inquiries each day, so please allow 2-4 days for a response.