The R. E. Olds Transportation Museum has built its antique automobile collection entirely through the generous contributions of many thoughtful collectors. To date, the Museum has not purchased a single vehicle and has received over 90 vehicle donations.
The vehicle donation process typically begins with a review of photographs supplied by the donor and then progresses through an on-site inspection, appraisal and the arrangement of transportation. The Museum’s Curator and Director works with donors during the entire process to ensure a seamless transaction. Furthermore, as an automotive museum, donors are typically permitted to deduct the full fair market value of the vehicle being donated. In addition, the R. E. Olds Transportation Museum accepts vehicles solely for resale purposes as well.