Giving FAQs

  • How can I make a gift to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History?

    Gifts can be made by cash, check, credit card, marketable securities or real property. You can mail your gift or give online through our secure site.

  • Is my gift tax-deductible?

    Yes, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is recognized by the IRS as a 501(c) (3) organization. Each person’s circumstance is different; check with your tax professional to find out the extent to which your gift can be tax deductible.

  • May I designate my gift to a specific purpose?

    Yes, we welcome your designated gift. Suggested designations are listed on the website at hyperlink here. If you have a special project in mind, please contact one of our development staff for more information.

  • Are there naming or recognition opportunities?

    Yes, annual gifts of $2,500 or more are listed each year on our donor wall. Gifts of $50,000 or more are eligible for naming rights to Museum areas or exhibits.

  • Is the Museum eligible for corporate matching gifts?Yes, check with your human resources department for more information or send the name of your company with your gift.

  • Whom do I contact for more information about making a gift to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History?

     * Individuals - contact the Development Department at 817-255-9340.

     * Corporations and Foundations – contact Megan McClinton at 817-255-9410 or

Fun Fact
Every year, the Museum provides almost 200,000 hours of science and social studies education for Texas students.

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