What our supporters say


A wonderful way for people to learn about democracy and how the political process works
— Senator John McCain
Finest collection of American political memorabilia I’ve ever seen.
— Governor Andrew Cuomo
Jordan Wright’s collection is an American treasure and is a great foundation for the first Museum of Democracy.
— Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Help us achieve our goals


  • Establish a permanent and suitable facility to house the collection 

  • Curate and preserve the collection's 1.25 million objects

  • Create traveling exhibitions to bring the collection to the public in collaboration with other institutions

  • Development of an acquisitions fund

  • Award scholarships and research grants to students and scholars studying democracy, American history, comparative government, museum studies, material culture, and art history