Wyoming County Historical Museum

It's Our Heritage!

Donate to Collections

The Wyoming County Historical Museum relies upon the generosity of the community to donate objects, photographs and printed materials which document our local history.

Anyone may offer an item for the Museum to review for acceptance into the collection.  If you have an item you would like to donate/loan, please call (304) 682-6231 or  email us to make an appointment.  To expidite the process, please print and complete our Donation Agreement for your item. (One form per item please) An agreement number will be added to your form by the museum once your item is cataloged.

Please consider the following factors before offering to donate an item.

  1. Is the object relevant to Wyoming County and/or West Virginia history?
  2. Is the object of a historical nature other then Wyoming County and/or WV?
  3. What is the provenance of the object? (Who made it, who used it and where was it used?)
  4. Is the object redundant? Does the museum already have several examples in the collection?
  5. Is the object in good condition?
  6. Does the potential donor have the rights to donate/loan the object?