Give a Gift to the Museum

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Considering a gift to the Rutgers Geology Museum? We welcome your support. Our funding depends on gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations, and federal agencies.

How to Donate

Donating to the Rutgers Geology Museum online is easy, through the Rutgers University Foundation website. Please click the "other" option and type in "Rutgers Geology Museum" in the space provided when selecting where to send your gift.

To donate by mail, or allocate your annual contribution to the Rutgers Geology Museum, please specify that your gift be for the "Rutgers Geology Museum." All checks should be made payable to the "Rutgers University Foundation."

Donations may be sent to:

Rutgers University Foundation
7 College Avenue
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1261

To talk with staff about making a leadership gift to support one of our funding priorities, contact the Rutgers Geology Museum staff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or use our online contact form.

Non-Monetary Gifts to the Museum

Do you have a rock collection or other geology, education or natural science based items sitting in your house that you don't know what to do with?

Consider donating these items to the Rutgers Geology Museum! The Rutgers Geology Museum accepts a wide range of non-monetary gifts and donations that are vital to the continued success of our programs and outreach.

Not sure if your items would be appropriate for donation? Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by utilizing our online contact form for any questions concerning non-monetary gifts.


Happy Birthday!


Looking for a fun and educational place to host your child's next birthday party? We now offer Gems & Minerals, Ancient Egypt & Mummies, Fossils & Dinosaurs and Paint Along themed birthday parties at the museum. Reservation packages for children age 5 and up can now be booked on our website.

Quick Links

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