One of the simplest and most popular ways to support the Museum's future, a bequest provides a gift for the Museum in your will. There are no minimum dollar requirements or limits to the amount you can leave and bequests to the Museum are entirely free from federal estate tax.
Please help us honor your wishes by using the following language in your will:
I give, devise and bequeath to the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th St, New York, NY 10024, $ ________ for its general purposes (or list specific property or a percentage of the estate).
I give, devise and bequeath to the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th St., New York, NY 10024, all of the rest, residue and remainder of my estate for its general purposes.
If ___________________ (insert name of beneficiary) predeceases me or disclaims any interest in __________ (describe the asset or portion of the estate) I give such property to the American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West and 79th St., New York, NY 10024 for its general purposes.
The Museum’s Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) is 13-6162659.
For more information on bequests to the Museum, please contact the Planned Giving Office at (212) 769-5119 or firstname.lastname@example.org. There is no cost or obligation to you.