Ways to Give

  • Cash/Check

    The method most frequently used to make a gift to the Museum is a personal check. Checks should be made payable to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.  

  • Credit Card

    The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History can accept gifts and pledge payments made with a credit card by mail, by telephone, by fax or online. We accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.

  • Gifts of Securities

    Publicly traded securities, shares of stock in closely-held companies, bonds and government issues may be given to the Museum of Science and History.

  • Gifts of Real Estate

    The Museum may accept gifts of real estate, including homes, condominiums, commercial properties, farmland, rental properties and undeveloped land after a thorough review of several factors, including an appraisal, a marketability assessment and an environmental assessment. Gifts of this nature normally take 60-90 days to complete. If considering such a gift, please allow for the appropriate time to complete the transaction.

  • Gifts of Tangible Personal Property

    The Museum may accept gifts of tangible personal property, including manuscripts, books, works of art and other collections, etc., that are in line with the Museum’s mission and collection policies, either as additions to the permanent collection or for resale to support the Museum. To accept gifts of this nature, the Museum may require donors to also make a cash gift for an endowment to underwrite the maintenance and/or display of the property.

  • Non-traditional Gifts

    The Museum may accept gifts of non-traditional investments, such as partnership interests, after a thorough review of several factors, including the nature of applicable restrictions.

If you need additional assistance in making a contribution or would like to discuss contributing to the Museum of Science and History, please contact the Office of Development at 817-255-9534.  


Fun Fact
The rolling loop projector--the heart of the IMAX film system--was invented in the 1960's by Ron Jones, a machinist and camera builder from Brisbane, Australia.

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