The Veterans Memorial Park and Museum accepts donated artifacts to help create, sustain and enhance the museum’s exhibits. The museum looks for items that help broaden and enrich the history of the local area military units and organizations. These can be uniform items, memorabilia, equipment, photographs, personal papers, etc. We look at every donation individually to see if it meets our collection needs and fits our mission to tell the story of our local heroes in uniform.
If you would like to donate an item to the museum, please fill out the Deed of Gift form explaining your donation and mail it to the below address. Thank you for your interest in donating an artifact to our collection.
Veterans Memorial Park and Museum
Attn: Collection Committee
3062 North US Highway 301, Unit #3
Tampa, Florida 33619
Due to storage space and other factors, we cannot accept material either dropped off at the museum or mailed without the consent of the museum’s Collection Committee.
Once a form is submitted, all donation offers are reviewed by the museum’s Collection Committee for retention, either for exhibit at the museum, loan to certified organizations or preservation in our collection. Please provide any biographical/background information, historical significance, etc. about the item to be donated. Items offered to the museum are accepted only when donated unconditionally as gifts without restrictions, free and clear of all encumbrances. If the committee approves the donation offer, you will be contacted and provided instructions.
Please understand that limited storage capability and staff resources preclude the Museum from accepting any and all offers. Concurrently, there is no guarantee that the item(s) will be placed on exhibit, however, it is promised that the donated item it will be preserved and cared for as a valued part of the Veterans’ Memorial Park and Museum historical collection for future generations.