Donation Opportunities

We are so excited that you want to become part of the Cook Museum community of donors! Please select one of the listed donation opportunities, or for more information, please contact:

  • Dr. Jeanne Payne, Director of Development at 256-351-4507 or
  • Sara Underhill, Grant Writer & Administrative Assistant of Development at 256-898-6306
  • Or email donate@cookmuseum.org

For Future Generations

The Museum’s vision for the future is to encourage curiosity and creativity, grow with our community, be a high-quality natural science resource, promote collaboration among diverse groups of people, and to be leaders that inspire and motivate next generations to be good stewards of our environment and to never stop learning.

Engage, Excite, & Educate

The Cook Museum exists to engage, excite, and educate visitors of all ages about the natural created world around us. In fulfilling our mission, we’re building up our region and enabling families to create lifelong memories.

Annual Report

2022 was a great year here at the Cook Museum of Natural Science. Within this annual report, you will see in great detail the new and expanded offerings in programs, classes, and experiences that met our guests’ needs.

See 2022 Annual Report

2021 Annual Report
2020 Annual Report
2019 Annual Report