With the help of our donors, the Smithsonian Institution is providing unforgettable experiences to millions of visitors each year as we expand our knowledge and solve some of the world's most pressing problems.
Gifts from Linda Patterson—an important member of NASA's history—and her husband, Wesley, recognize "what a small blue dot we inhabit."
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Endowing future exhibitions is part of donor Charles Robertson's thank you to the museums', "freedom of exploration, scholarship, and admission."
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"I attended a behind-the-scenes tour of the National Air and Space Museum's restoration and storage facility and was amazed by how much of the collection was not on exhibit," says donor Edward Sachtleben. By designating a gift through his IRA, Edward will ensure that future visitors have a great view.
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Grand displays—skeletal remains of a T. Rex attacking a triceratops—and interactive opportunities with working paleontologists highlight the newest exhibit at the National Museum of Natural History. Supporters like you make it possible.
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