Recognizing Your Giving

Your giving deserves to be celebrated! We are honored to recognize your generosity in a variety of ways, including opportunities to commemorate meaningful occasions or people in your life. From personalized cards to a lasting presence in our halls, we look forward to helping you pay tribute to your relationship with the Museum or honor someone special in your life. 

Send a Card

$25 or more

When you give a gift of $25 or more in honor or in memory of someone, the Museum will send a card to your designated honoree with your personal message. These beautiful cards, featuring exquisite natural history motifs selected from our Museum Library Rare Book Collection, will help you share the love of learning and exploration. For more information, please email [email protected]


Seats for Science


Become a lasting part of the Museum by donating a Seat for Science and Learning. A plaque with your custom message will appear on your selected theater seat or gallery bench. Honor a friend, colleague, or family member today! For more information, please email [email protected]


Naming Displays and Exhibits in the Halls

$25,000 and up

We are pleased to invite you to support the Museum by naming one of its iconic dioramas, displays, or exhibits.

Naming opportunities are available throughout the Museum. Establish a legacy in our beloved fourth-floor dinosaur halls by naming select fossil displays*, honor a loved one with recognition in our timeless Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals, or contact us to discuss possibilities in more detail. Please contact Laura Brown at 212-769-5680 or [email protected]

*Please note: This opportunity is to name a display, not a specimen


Naming Spaces, Positions, and Funds

$100,000 and up

We are delighted to speak with you about opportunities that resonate with you or your loved ones. Please contact Laura Brown at 212-769-5680 or [email protected].