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The Kentucky Museum relies on donors like you to support our exhibits, programs, and collections care. We have several ways you can make a gift, all of which are tax-deductible. Click on the button below for more information and a secure online giving form:

Join the Friends

Starts at $5 per year.

Sponsor Programs

Sponsor an exhibit or event.

Adopt an Artifact

Current artifacts ready for adoption are:

Snell Collection - $250 each

Contemporary Art coming February 2022

Support Free Admission

Help establish an endowment to

keep the museum free for all.


Prefer to pay by check? Please send your gift to:

Kentucky Museum
Attn: Tiffany Isselhardt
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11092
Bowling Green, KY 42101

Thermometer detailing achievement of goal



Updated on Dec. 3, 2021


Frequently Asked Questions


Yes! All contributions to the Kentucky Museum are 100% tax deductible. The WKU Foundation will send you a receipt for tax purposes.

Yes. Please follow the instructions in our online form or contact WKU Advancement Services, 270-745-6208, for assistance.

No! You are free to define your own generosity. 

However, if you wish to receive Friends benefits, your gift to the Friends (634005) must be a minimum of $50.

Yes. Please mark your gift as anonymous when donating online, or enclose instructions with your check.

Yes! In the online form, you will need to complete the “Matching Gift Information” section for us to process your employer match. If you wish to give via check, please contact WKU Advancement Services, 270-745-6208, for assistance.


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 Last Modified 12/3/21