The Russian History Museum gratefully accepts financial gifts as well as in-kind donations of museum, archival, and library materials.

Gifts to the museum are tax-deductible. The Russian History Museum (assumed name of the Russian History Foundation) is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization with tax I.D. #82-4292040.

Financial Contributions

Unrestricted financial gifts and generous bequests by caring individuals make it possible for us to:

  • Create compelling exhibitions
  • Present public programs and lectures
  • Conserve and restore artifacts
  • Digitize and publish materials online
  • Share the treasures in our collections with you

Online Donations


Please mail to:

Russian History Museum
1407 Robinson Road
Jordanville, NY 13361

Gifts of Stock

Please email Michael Perekrestov, Executive Director:

Bequests and Estate Gifts

The Russian History Museum gratefully accepts legacy gifts and bequests. Unrestricted estate gifts provide the Board and Executive Director an important source of funds to advance the mission of the Russian History Museum. Bequests provide flexibility to address unforeseen challenges or opportunities as well as fund long -term projects at our Museum. If you are considering making a legacy gift to the Russian History Museum, please contact Michael Perekrestov, Executive Director (, for assistance with the proper language for your estate planning documents.

In-Kind Donations

The vast majority of our collections were acquired through the generosity of kind donors. The museum, library, and archival collections continue to grow and develop thanks to donations of artifacts, books, and documents relating to the history and culture of Russia and the Russian diaspora.

Inquiries regarding in-kind donations should be directed to Michael Perekrestov, Executive Director: