Your gift will help preserve the history of the fur trade, North America’s first business. It will provide opportunities for future generations to experience this fascinating time in history. Charitable giving by individuals and businesses contributes to a large portion of our annual budget.

Consider a legacy or memorial gift to the Museum Association of the American Frontier /Museum of the Fur Trade—It’s easy and smart!

Legacy or memorial gifts can be made at any time or by naming the museum in your will or as the beneficiary of an insurance policy, mutual fund, or retirement account. For their thoughtful generosity, donors are suitably and permanently recognized in the museum and exceptional gifts may be memorialized though an exhibit name or activity. We recommend that consult with your attorney to specify a percentage, amount, or specific gift which can be donated to the Museum of the Fur Trade (Museum Association of the American Frontier) 6321 E. Highway 20, Chadron, NE 69337.

Gifts to the Museum Association of the American Frontier, a 501 (c) 3 tax-exempt organization, are tax deductible as provided by law.

For questions or more information, contact the museum at 308-432-3843 or by email at