Ways to Give

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Ways to Give

Giving to the Connecticut Museum of Culture and History can be done in several ways.

Donate Today!

You can make a donation online to the Annual Fund or support your favorite part of the Connecticut Museum of Culture and History. You can also make a memorial donation. If you don’t like using a credit card online, you can send a check payable to the Connecticut Museum of Culture and History to

Development Office
Connecticut Museum of Culture and History
1 Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT 06105

Appreciated Stocks and Mutual Funds

This may be a good time for you to take advantage of the benefits of donating appreciated securities. When you give securities that have increased in value and have been held for more than one year, you receive the immediate reward of an income tax charitable deduction based on the current value of the asset as well as the avoidance of capital gains taxes. For information on donations of appreciated assets, please contact Jamie O’Brien at [email protected].

Tax-Free IRA Charitable Rollover

The IRA charitable rollover, which allows taxpayers age 70 ½ or older to make tax-free charitable gifts of up to $100,000 per year directly from their Individual Retirement Accounts to eligible charities, including the CMCH, is now a permanent part of the U.S. tax code. This option can be used to satisfy required minimum IRA distributions. For information on taking advantage of the tax-free charitable distribution IRA rollover, please contact Jamie O’Brien at [email protected].

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One Elizabeth Street
Hartford CT, 06105



Museum Hours:

Tuesday-Friday 12pm-5pm, Thursday until 8pm
Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 12pm-5pm

Research Center Hours:

Tuesday-Saturday 12pm-5pm, Thursday until 8pm
Always by appointment only.