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Adopted Artifacts

Through our Adopt an Artifact program, people like you are helping protect and conserve the over 30,000 artifacts in our collections. We rely entirely on public donations for collections care, ensuring that our artifacts remain on display and in good condition through a process called "conservation."

In the gallery below, you can browse items that were adopted during our SpiritFunder campaign that began the program. Adoptions are ongoing and available at a variety of levels.






Want to adopt an artifact?

  • $20 - 1 artifact in Political Memorabilia
  • $30 - 1 artifact in Toys and Games
  • $50 - 1 artifact in Sports
  • $100 - 1 artifact in Business, Doll, Music, or Science & Technology
  • $250 - 1 artifact in Fine, Folk, and Decorative Art
  • $500 - 1 artifact in Quilt and Historic Textiles
  • $1,000 - 1 Historic Costume

Click here for the list of artifacts available for adoption.

To adopt an artifact, please donate via this link and write the "Object ID" from the list in the additional information box.


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 Last Modified 7/6/21