Historical knowledge helps address contemporary issues, nurtures personal & collective identities, and creates strong communities.

History is the foundation of future generations.

Help preserve and share Methow Valley history now and into the future.

Your contributions are tax deductible and always much appreciated. Donate online at our Squaresite, or mail a check to

Shafer Historical Museum, PO Box 46, Winthrop, WA 98862

Members support sharing, preserving and learning our collective history in the Methow Valley.

Join online or mail a check.

Annual Sponsor $250

Annual Family $50

Annual Individual $30

Life Time Supporter $500

Donate Things

Objects, photos, documents and many remarkable things are preserved yet accessible in a museum. We consider items that fit within our collections policy.

Contact our Archivist regarding donations of physical items at

The Shafer Historical Museum is a nonprofit organization that relies upon membership, admissions, and support from people like you.

Thank you for your support!

The Shafer Museum is one of the Okanogan County Historical Society museums. Donations are fully tax deductible.