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Wish List | Bakken Museum

Wish List

The Bakken Museum gratefully welcomes in-kind donations of new or gently used products and equipment, as well as pro bono services that can be used within the facility to help further our mission of "Inspiring a passion for science and its potential for social good...". The items listed below will help us run more efficiently and will enable us to provide the very best experience for our staff and visitors.  

If you would like to support The Bakken Museum with a donation of goods or services, please call Hannah Baines at 612-926-3878 x 215 or email


Gas fireplace inserts for Great Hall and Franklin room 
Large rug replacement in the Great Hall
Rug replacement in the 18th century room
New Great Hall folding chairs
Power wash west winds and addition
Set of frames for Great Hall shows


Office supplies (copy paper, pens, 3 ring binders, adult scissors, staplers)
DSLR Camera
Photography equipment
Lights photo boxes
HD Video Camera


Plant/Tree donations for gardens
Buy a bench
Bike racks
Seating in the patio
Seating on the green roof
Outdoor lighting
Architecture lighting
New signage for entrances
Landscaping southwest hillside with ornament trees
Large tent for green roof
Outdoor sound system
Create shade structures on the roof
Wetland work boardwalk for public
Outreach cargo van