Frequently Asked Questions
Are you accepting items for donation?
The Studebaker National Museum may accept donations of items that fit the Museum’s mission and collecting plan. Please contact the Archivist to discuss your specific item.
Does The Studebaker National Museum provide appraisals?
No, the Museum does not provide appraisals for any item. The Studebaker National Museum recommends contacting the American Society of Appraisers to help locate an appraisal expert.
Does The Studebaker National Museum take items on loan?
On occasion, The Studebaker National Museum may accept items on temporary loan that fit the Museum’s mission and collecting plan. Loan periods are for up to two years but may be renewed by mutual consent of the owner and the Museum. The Museum does not accept loans for an indefinite period of time. Decisions regarding loan items go before the Museum’s Collection Committee. Please contact the Museum’s Archivist to discuss your specific item.
Why does The Studebaker National Museum present exhibitions focused on other brands and types of vehicles?
The Studebaker National Museum routinely presents special exhibitions to enhance visitors’ overall museum experience. By hosting a variety of transportation-related exhibits, the Museum helps attract new audiences to itself and the community.