In-kind Donations

Thank you for thinking of CMOSC for your in-kind donation! Please call (707) 546-4069 or email, if you would like to speak to someone about an in-kind donation, or if you have a specific item you’d like to give to the Museum.

Please do not bring items to the Museum prior to getting approval.

Not sure what to donate? Check out our Wishlist

Would you like to donate something to the Children’s Museum that you know we’ll use? Great, we would love that! Not sure what items we need the most? Here is our list of items that we use regularly and always need as back up.

Please note that we have specific needs for the Museum, and we would appreciate you checking in with us before donating something that is not on the list. Thank you for your support to the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County! 

Parent Emergency Kits Items

  • Diapers, misc sizes
  • Children’s clothing, misc sizes
  • Baby wipes 
  • Ziplock bags
  • Children’s face masks
  • Handwipes

Science and Imagination Gallery

Mary’s Garden

  • Fish in the river (contact
  • Gravel pit scoops
  • Gravel pit buckets
  • Gravel pit dump trucks & fire trucks

Art Studio

  • Simply washable tempera paint
  • Liquid watercolor
  • Construction paper
  • Markers
  • Barbasol shaving cream (purchase at Target or CVS, etc.)

Office Supplies & Administrative

  • 9 x 12 envelopes
  • Stamps
  • Printer paper
  • Printer ink

Children’s Books for Story Time

Tools for our Exhibit Workshop

  • Work truck
  • Truck rack
  • Bench disc sander
  • Bench belt sander
  • Oscillating spindle sander
  • Drill press
  • Bench grinder and wire wheel
  • Welder
  • Milling machine
  • Mobile dust extractor

As a non-profit organization, the Children’s Museum of Sonoma County is grateful to all our donors and members for supporting our mission. Together we are inspiring curiosity and creativity through joyful, transformative experiences. You play a critical role. We are able to offer this important community resource because of you.

The Children’s Museum of Sonoma County was founded in 2005 and is designated as a tax-exempt nonprofit charitable 501(c)(3) organization by the Internal Revenue Service with the Tax ID #20-3496878.


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Please Note: The Museum will be CLOSED for the Annual Gala, Time to Wonder, on Thursday, April 25 and Friday, April 26.