Welcome! The History Center is requiring that all visitors continue to wear masks inside the Tompkins Center for History & Culture. Our visitors include young audiences and others who are unable to be vaccinated. We appreciate your respect and awareness in following our Health & Safety Protocols.
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Your tax-deductible gift helps in so many ways: creating new exhibits and displays, processing archival collections and making them available to the public, maintaining our wonderful new Exhibit Hall and Research Library, and allowing us to offer local history and educational programs at affordable prices to our community. Support The History Center with a recurring gift, or contribute to our annual fund. Donations are vital to our success in preservation, education, and connection to local history.
The History Center in Tompkins County is a 501(c)(3) organization and donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
Learn more in our 2020 GuideStar Transparency Profile.
EIN: 15-6024061 RULING YEAR: 1972
Need more info, or interested in sponsoring an exhibit or program? Call 607-273-8284 ext. 222 or email Ben Sandberg at firstname.lastname@example.org
Set up a recurring donation through our host site Wild Apricot using the form below.
Support The History Center in Tompkins County by selecting our organization as your charity when shopping with AmazonSmile.* Once you've selected The History Center be sure to place all online orders through smile.amazon.com logged into your personal account, and we will automatically receive a small donation from Amazon.
*We encourage you to support local businesses in Tompkins County first, but we know some things are more accessible to purchase online.
The History Center in Tompkins County is a local history museum and our collections are focused on preserving the material culture of Tompkins County. We can accept donations based on the following criteria:
If you're interested in donating physical items to our archival collections please contact email@example.com.