Give The KU Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum relies on your support to fund its programs, events, exhibits and graduate education. Support from donors helps us preserve and maintain our collections of 10 million specimens of animals, plants and fossils, and our 1.5 million archaeological artifacts. Donors help us offer programs for families and education workshops for about 3,000 school children each year. Every gift, no matter what size, makes a difference. Your gift of $60 or more for the Biodiversity Institute qualifies for membership in the Friends of the KU Natural History Museum

SUPPORT THE KU NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM AND BIODIVERSITY INSTITUTE

marine reptile fossil specimen - a mosasaur hanging in atrium of KU Natural History Museum

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MUSEUM MEMBERSHIP

As a Friend of the KU Natural History Museum, you can help us achieve our mission to study and share the life of the planet while receiving great benefits, including free admission to more than 300 other science centers and museums. Learn more.

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SUPPORT SCIENCE AND DISCOVERY

Biodiversity knowledge is essential for science and society: for sustaining natural resources, human health, economic stability and the quality of human life. By supporting Biodiversity Institute research, donors can help. Learn more.

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CORPORATE SPONSORSHIP

The KU Natural History Museum brings the natural world into focus for over 60,000 people annually through its exhibits and programs. Financial support from corporations, foundations and small businesses helps make this broad impact and unmatched visitor experience possible. Learn more.