How You Can Help

Become a Member

The contributions made by our members and volunteers help preserve and protect our boating history by advancing the Museum’s mission and helping to achieve its goals.


The New Hampshire Boat Museum encourages community involvement and needs the support of volunteers donating their time, expertise, enthusiasm and energy. Since our inception, volunteers have been vital to our success. Every year almost 200 NHBM volunteers contribute thousands of hours to develop and implement our many events and programs.

Special Interests and Projects

There are many special projects that need your support, including endowment, special programs, and exhibits.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Partner with the New Hampshire Boat Museum by supporting a special program, event, exhibit, or project.

Boat & Item Donations or Loans

The best way to learn more about donating or loaning your boat or other related nautical items to The New Hampshire Boat Museum is by calling Lisa Simpson Lutts at 603-569-4554. Lisa will work with you and explain the complete donation process and help determine if donating or loaning your boat or other items is best for you – and the New Hampshire Boat Museum. Feel free to

Planned Giving

A gift made through one’s estate plan or will is a prudent and thoughtful way of providing for the future of the New Hampshire Boat Museum. You may be able to maximize a charitable gift by
minimizing the after-tax cost while securing allowable benefits for you and your family.


The New Hampshire Boat Museum is a 501(c)(3) organization as determined by the Internal Revenue Service. Your gift is tax-deductible to the extent permissible by law. Please contact your tax advisor to understand all circumstances surrounding your potential donation. EIN: 02-0464218