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Photo of Pam Clingerman on a lader affixing items to a wall that features a mural of the United States during westward migration.

Donations & Volunteers

All donations are welcome!

You may leave your donation at your visit, or you may send your check payable to:
Grand River Historical Society & Museum

1401 Forest Drive
Chillicothe, MO 64601

If you would like to volunteer to help out at the museum, please call us at 660-646-1341.

If no one is there, please leave a message, and someone will call you back. You are always welcome to attend our quarterly meetings also - dates are announced on social media, via mail and email, through the press, and here on our event calendar.

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Become a Lifetime Member Today

You will be helping to secure, restore, and preserve the history of the Grand River Valley and North Missouri.


A Lifetime Membership to the Historical Society is $50.00. While admission to our museum is free, this $50.00 membership (per person) helps us to keep the museum operating, and provides you with more direct access via email/phone communication to upcoming events. 

Send your name, street address, city, state, zip, email address, phone number, and email address with your check payable to:

Grand River Historical Society& Museum
1401 Forest Drive
Chillicothe, MO 64601

This photo is an exterior shot of our historical museum with a brick exterior and white column facade. It also features a pastel blue and white sign featuring our name, Grand River Historical Society & Museum.
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Our museum would love to have... 

  • Polypropeline storage totes

  • Banker boxes (preferably un-used)

  • Zip lock storage bags - all sizes

If you have any of these items that you would like to donate to the museum, please email.

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The rights of all citizens to access public information is an integral function of our museum. The Grand River Historical Society & Museum is committed to making websites, exhibits, and services accessible to all.

Some users may not be able to see, hear or process information in particular formats, may have difficulty reading or understanding text, or may not be able to use a keyboard or a mouse. We have developed our content to ensure compatibility with common adaptive technologies by utilizing the State of Missouri’s Accessibility Standard, which is based on Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act (as amended) and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.


If information on our web page, document or application is not accessible to you, please use our "Get In Touch" icon directly to the left of this paragraph to email us, or enter into your email "to" line. Please provide your contact information, the URL (i.e., link or web address) of the material and the problem you’ve experienced. We’ll respond with the information you are seeking as well as ensure the accessibility issue is corrected. We will continue to review and update our websites to ensure compliance with current and future standards.

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