Donate an Artifact
The Michigan History Museum collects artifacts that relate to the history, culture and people of Michigan. The museum relies primarily on individual donations from private citizens. The collections include more than 100,000 artifacts ranging from farm tools to elegant 19th-century textiles and streamlined 20th-century automobiles.
Interested in donating an artifact? Download the Artifact Donation Information form - fillable PDF.
- Complete the form electronically and then send to DNR-MHC-MuseumCollections@michigan.gov.
- Print and then mail the completed form to:
Museum Collections Unit, Attn: Registrar
Michigan History Center
702 W. Kalamazoo Street
P.O. Box 30740
Lansing, MI 48909-8240
Due to the volume of donation offers the museum receives, please allow six to eight weeks for your request to be processed.