Fundraising Events

End Of The Year Appeal Letter

End Of The Year Appeal Letter

These gifts help fund the General Operating Budget and various special projects.

THANK YOU for your generosity. To date our 2016 End Of The Year Appeal generated $12,035 in support. It is this kind of financial support that makes the Maturango Museum such a wonderful asset for our members and the community.
$ 9,035  Operating
$  3,000 to various special funds

Annual Dinner and Fundraising Auction

Annual Dinner and Fundraising Auction

Monies raised at this annual event go to the general fund.

Thank to our generous members for supporting the resurfacing of the museum parking lot in June of this year.

For a total of $ 20,000


Thank You!

Mirage (yard) Sale

Mirage (yard) Sale

Mirage (yard) Sale

The August “Mirage’ (yard) sale raised $2,000 for the museum’s general fund.


Thank You!

Photos from our 2014 Auction & Dinner. Enjoy!

Building Expansion Phase II and II Photos

Dome Project Photos

Make A Donation to the Maturango Museum

We invite you to make a direct donation to the Dome Project.

No nonprofit organization can operate without the charitable giving of individuals and businesses.  If you are interested in making a donation, please download the charitable giving form  or click here to donate by credit card.  All donations are greatly appreciated and will be used wherever we need them most, unless otherwise stipulated by you on the donation form.  Donations can also be made in memory, or in honor, of a person.

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact Debbie Benson, Interim Director at 760-375-6900.

Donations of any amount can be made toward the General Operational Fund, New Building Fund, Garden Fund or Museum Docent Fund.

You may download and complete the donation form and send it to the museum through the USPS or make a donation through our secure, online store.

 The mission of the Maturango Museum is to preserve, interpret, and develop an appreciation for the natural and cultural history of the Northern Mojave Desert through research and education in the natural and physical sciences, and to promote the arts.

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100 East Las Flores Ave
Ridgecrest, CA 93555
760-375-6900 | FAX 760-375-0479
Open Daily 10 am to 5 pm
(Excluding Major Holiday)

The Maturango Museum is a Death Valley Tourist Center and  Northern Mojave Visitors Center 

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