Your gift helps Burpee Museum provide access to science programs, education and citizen science research.
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November 28th

This #GivingTuesday, join the global movement of support.  Your gift, no matter how small, will push Burpee Museum forward as we nurture a pipeline of young learners in our diverse natural world, increase cultural competence, and increase access to natural science.

Burpee is unique in our region as we advance natural science through research and publication, intellectual workshops, emerging learner outreach, and citizen science.  Support like yours has put science into the hands of young people in innovative ways.  Help Burpee power our engine of resource conservation and natural science learning, celebration, and collaboration.

Join us in changing lives with the gifts of science.

Anne Weerda, Executive Director
Burpee Museum of Natural History

Help Burpee Do More!

We rely on support from people like you to provide a world-class museum experience for visitors of all ages. Burpee is growing our citizen science, education outreach and experiences for young learners. 
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Donate by Mail

To donate by check or to a specific cause, please mail donations to:

Burpee Museum of Natural History
737 North Main Street
Rockford, IL 61103

Donate by Phone

To donate by phone or to get assistance with your donation, please contact us at 815-965-3433.

Tax Information

Burpee Museum of Natural History registered as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Contributions to Burpee Museum of Natural History are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

Burpee Museum of Natural History tax identification number is 36-2045414.


Set-Up a Donation Conference Meeting

Donations take many shapes.

Contact us to set up a meeting to talk about sponsorship opportunities, naming rights and donation possibilities.

Unlike anything else in our region…

For the last 75 years, Burpee museum has provided world class science exhibits, research and education to the Rockford Region.  Unlike any other institution in our area, Burpee is advancing natural science through active research and maintaining an internationally noted collection. 

As we move forward into the next era of Burpee, the Board of Trustees is committed to developing a variety of hands-on activities that will enhance learning and engage families of all ages. Through Burpee programming, visitors will have opportunities to become citizen scientists deepening their understanding and interpretation of the natural sciences,  and contribute to research and the advancement of natural science.

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