Your generous tax-deductible donations help us preserve history and make it available to the public for all generations to see.
The Forney Museum of Transportation is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization which exists to collect, preserve, and exhibit items of artistic, historical and technological interest relating to transportation for the purposes of education and personal enrichment.
All donations are reviewed by the Donation Review Committee. The Forney Museum of Transportation may not accept certain donations based on the following criteria:
Duplication within the collection.
Inability to properly preserve or display.
Outside the scope of our mission.
Please provide the museum the following in order for your donation to be considered:
Note: The Museum may not place every donation it receives on display. The Museum reserves the right regarding either temporary or permanent display of donated item(s). Appropriate space, relevance, and theming will be determining factors.
Bulk magazine donations require an inventory list to assist The Museum in determining their usefulness. Recent issues may not be accepted.
Thank you for considering the Forney Museum for your donation. Your cooperation with our accession process is gratefully appreciated. Should your donation not be accepted, we will (to the best of our ability) be happy to assist you in finding a more appropriate organization as recipients.
Kayla Stieber, Collections Manager
Contact The Automobile Library for information on donating Books, Periodicals, and Documents.
A list of needed and not needed periodicals can be found here.
Click here to download a donation application.
You can safely donate online through PayPal.
Thank you for your Generosity!
As a non-profit organization, all donations to the Forney Museum are tax-deductible.
We are in need of the following items by donation:
Commercial floor scrubber
Portable oil driven air compressor
Stationary oil driven air compressor
Tire changing machine
Heavy duty LOZIER retail shelving
Parts cleaner w/ chemical pump
Various automotive hand tools
Gasoline powered weed wacker w/ brush cutter head
Bench Grinder 6" or 8"
Exhaust Fan 12+"
We are in need of a 3/4 to 1 ton Diesel towing truck as well.
Thank you for helping the Forney Museum!