Artefact Donations

Once you have decided to donate to our museum, please fill out our Intention to Donate Form (downloadable PDF) and provide an itemized listing with a brief description of every item e.g. title, timeline, provenance (history). All offers are considered and once a decision is made, the curatorial staff will communicate with every potential donor for further arrangements. Please do not attach any items to this intention to donate form.

Download: Intention to Donate Form (PDF)

The Royal Canadian Regiment Museum is currently undertaking a major revision of the holdings including archives and artefacts collection. This is a long-term project fully engaging staff’s and volunteers’ effort. To properly conduct the collection revision, the museum is not accepting new artefact donations effective January to December 2016. Should you have further questions and/or concerns, please contact the Curator by dialing 519.660.5275 (ext 5015) or by emailing at

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  1. What is a Donation Agreement or Deed of Gift?
  2. Am I entitled to an income tax receipt?
  3. Will the artefacts be displayed?
  4. What happens to items that are not on display?
  5. Can I borrow the donated artefacts back once they have been donated?
  6. Will the artefacts be kept forever?
  7. What if I change my mind?