Adopt an Artifact

Adopting an artifact is a unique way to get involved with the Museum and help provide the funding needed to continue our mission. Artifacts are essential in fulfilling the mission of the National Museum of Funeral History and play an important role in teaching museum visitors about the cultural value and honorable heritage of the funeral service industry. By adopting one of the artifacts featured above, you help support the Museum in the preventative care and treatment of all objects in our collection and help to ensure their long-term preservation. Minimum of $2500 donation to adopt an artifact. To learn more about any of the items above, email

Gifts will be acknowledged with:

  • One 5x7-inch glossy artifact card highlighting the special object you are adopting from National Museum of Funeral History‚Äôs collection
  • One National Museum of Funeral History magnet