The Buffalo Bill Museum welcomes your donation of funds, artifacts or time!

Monetary Donations:

Monetary donations should be payable to the Buffalo Bill Museum

P. O. Box 284
199 Front Street
LeClaire, IA 52753

Your contribution can be:

  • “Unspecified,” to be used to support our on-going programming, expansion of exhibits; or continued renovation of the Lone Star; or to the
  • School House Exhibit Fund.  Help Support the replica one room 1920″s Exhibit 

For more information please call the museum at 563-289-5580, or email us at


Artifact Donations

Overseen by its “Acquisitions and Collections Subcommittee,” the museum accepts donations that expand its collections and permanent displays. Of particular interest are items regarding: “Buffalo Bill” or William F. Cody, local riverboat pilots, the Mississippi River, Sauk and Fox tribes, and regional history.

No items are accepted “on loan” other than items sought for special exhibits scheduled throughout the year.

The museum is a 501(C)(3) non-for-profit organization. Appraisals of donated property are the responsibility of the donor; and the museum reserves the right to exhibit, transfer or otherwise use the items to the benefit of its operations.

If you are interested in donating an item to the Buffalo Bill Museum, please call!! As you explore our website, you may realize that you have something that would have a perfect home in the Buffalo Bill Museum! We look forward to hearing from you!

For more information please call the museum at 563-289-5580, or email us at contact@buffalobillmuseumleclaire.com