Research Requests:

The Museum is not a research facility and cannot assist with, or provide, recommendations for the long-term care, preservation or exhibition of private collections.

One of the primary missions of the Army’s artifact collection is to support research. Professional and academic research requests about specific artifacts on display can be submitted via email to the Exhibits Division at

The following organizations can assist with inquiries such as military history, family military history and historic images:

The Army Historical Foundation
U.S. Army Center of Military History
U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center
The Institute of Heraldry
National Archives & Records Administration
National Personnel Records Center

To locate a living veteran or a veteran’s group, please contact the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Directory of Veterans Service Organizations


Artifact Appraisals:

The Museum does not review or appraise artifacts or collections as a service for the general public. Professional appraisers perform this service for a fee. You may contact the organizations below to find appraisers in your local area.

American Society of Appraisers
International Society of Appraisers
Appraisers Association of America
This does not imply U.S. Army endorsement of these organizations.