Karen Winnick

Karen Winnick of Los Angeles, pictured here with museum director Rabbi Dr. Natan Slifkin, sponsors the annual veterinary care of the live animals.

The Biblical Museum of Natural History is supported by the generosity of visionary donors. Your contributions help us create and develop this extraordinary and unique institution, and to operate educational programs which benefit all sectors of society. You can join the Museum family and support its mission in a number of ways:

Friends of the Museum donate $360 annually. They receive:

  • A free family entry to the Museum
  • Discounts for special events held at the Museum
  • Discounts at the Museum gift shop
  • Invitations to new exhibitions and launches

Partners of the Museum donate $1000 annually. They receive the Friends benefits, plus:

  • A free signed copy of The Torah Encyclopedia of the Animal Kingdom
  • Invitation to special in-depth private tours after regular Museum hours
  • Free admission to certain special events held at the Museum
  • An acknowledgement on the Museum website

Patrons of the Museum donate $1800 annually. They receive the Friends and Partners benefits, plus:

  • Unlimited free admission all year for the patron with their family, including a private tour with museum director Rabbi Dr. Natan Slifkin
  • An invitation to the annual dinner – in 2016, it is the Exotic Biblical Dinner. Click here for more details.
  • An acknowledgement on the Museum website and Patron board at the Museum, and in the Museum annual report.
Stephen Schloss

Dr. Stephen Schloss, one of the museum’s benefactors.

Benefactors of the Museum are those donors who contribute cumulative gifts over a period of time totaling $100,000 – $500,000. Aside from the above benefits, their
names are permanently inscribed on a special plaque at the museum, as well as on the exhibit that they have dedicated, and they also receive an invitation to join the Museum’s international Board of Directors.

Founders of the Museum are those donors who contribute cumulative gifts of $500,000 upwards. Aside from receiving all the above benefits, their names are permanently inscribed as museum founders. They represent the highest category to be reached in the Museum.

Exhibit & Program Dedications
It is possible to dedicate specific sections, exhibits, and programs in the museum. Other donation and dedication options include museum publications, contributions in honor of friends or family, and naming of live animals.

If you are interested in pursuing these or other avenues of involvement, please write to [email protected]. It is also possible to donate online at www.BiblicalNaturalHistory.org/donate.

The Biblical Museum of Natural History is funded via The Torah and Nature Foundation, which is registered in the United States as a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. The tax ID no. is 46‑0957232. Donations can be sent to the following address:

The Torah and Nature Foundation
9200 W. Sunset Blvd., Suite #700
West Hollywood, CA 90069-3603