Donations are the heart and soul of any nonprofit museum.  Your tax-deductible contribution provides the opportunity for the Animal History Museum to continue its mission.  You help make the Animal History Museum a success!

We appreciate your support in any amount; there are no small gifts.

AmazonSmile – When you set your Amazon charity preference to “Animal History Museum“, a percentage of every purchase comes to AHM.  It only takes a couple of clicks to set up once and that’s it.

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mail – send your gift by check directly to:

Animal History Museum
attn: Development
530 S. Lake Ave., P.O. Box 444
Pasadena, CA 91101
If you would like to make a donation in someone else’s name, please let us know if you would like us to send a gift acknowledgement.  For e-donations, there’s a box for instructions about halfway through the online form.
Want to do more?  Major donations at all levels help us move forward more quickly to fulfill our vision and open our doors:
Companions                          $    250 – $ 2,499
  • A Wolfpack membership, plus:
  • Recognition on our planned Donor Wall
Sponsors                                 $ 2,500 – $ 9,999
  • All of the above, plus:
  • 4 VIP guest passes
Fellows                                   $10,000 – $24,999
  • All of the above, plus:
  • Exclusive invitations to opening receptions for new exhibitions
  • A private tour for you and your family with the director for up to 10 people
Patrons                                   $25,000 – $49,999
  • All of the above, plus:
  • Exclusive invitation to the director’s annual holiday gala
Benefactors                           $50,000 and above
  • All of the above, plus:
  • Exclusive invitation to the director’s annual luncheon for a behind-the-scenes update on, and discussion of, the museum’s near and long-range plans for exhibits, lectures, films and events

Interested in helping to bring a particular exhibit to life? At this time we’re seeking partners for our first physical installation “Dearest Creature: Stories of the Human-Animal Bond.”  Click here to learn more about the exhibit and what your support can do.

There are other ways to get involved too.  Do you have a collection to loan or gift?  A skill or product to help us develop our physical space or auction during a fundraiser?  Are you interested in being a celebrity spokesperson?  Let us know.  If you don’t see the option that’s right for you, please contact us at and ask for Executive Director Amy Breyer.

We are deeply grateful to our generous supporters and donors for helping us in growing the Museum’s vision, sharing our exhibitions and events, as well as shaping society’s understanding of the human-animal bond and the evolving role of animals in society.  We hope you will join us in shaping the future of the Animal History Museum.  Thank you for your support!