Support & Donate | Museum of Flying

We’re thankful for your support!

Monetary, artifact, in kind donations, and volunteers help us bring aviation history and programs to the public. Your contributions assist the Museum in expanding and develop our exhibits, displays, artifacts, and our aircraft collection. The Museum relies on contributions of general support to ensure the long-term financial independence of the institution.

The Museum of Flying is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our mission is to preserve and present the history of aviation as it relates to California, and the many aircraft and aerospace companies that led the way to the growth and development of the aviation and aerospace industries.

Artifact donations

All artifact donations are handled through the Managing Director and Collection Manager’s office. If you have an artifact you think the Museum might be interested in, please submit several photos and a detailed description via email to Once the item has been reviewed, we’ll be in contact to get more information, or to setup an appointment to bring the item to the Museum.

Monetary donations

For most donors, monetary contributions to the Museum in the form of cash or check is the easiest way to contribute. Checks should be made payable to the Museum of Flying, and sent to:

Museum of Flying
3100 Airport Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Other methods of charitable donations might include:

Electronic payments

Using the links below, you are easily contribute via credit or debit card. Not only can you receive the tax deductible contribution, you might also earn rewards points through your bank or credit card provider.