Stoner-Athens House at the Rural Life Museum


Thank you for considering a gift to the LSU Rural Life Museum. Your support is invaluable in sustaining our mission to preserve and promote the rich history of rural life in Louisiana. For 50 years, we have been privileged to serve Louisiana State University, the Baton Rouge Community, and beyond, thanks to the generosity of friends like you.

General Giving:

Support the LSU Rural Life Museum by making a general donation that plays a vital role in preserving our cultural heritage. Your contribution helps us continue providing experiential learning opportunities for life-long learners of all ages. You can direct your donation to specific areas such as:

  • LSU Rural Life Museum Preservation Fund (105033)
  • David Floyd Directorship for Museum Excellence (106815)
  • Rural Life Museum- Interpretive Programs and Special Events (103167)
  • Laurel Hill Historic Site Support Fund (106204)

Click here to donate to one of our General Giving Accounts

Planned Giving:

Consider leaving a lasting legacy by including the LSU Rural Life Museum in your planned giving. This thoughtful approach allows you to support our mission of preserving and showcasing the rich heritage of rural life for future generations. Your foresight and generosity will ensure that the museum continues to thrive and inspire for years to come.

Click here to make a Planned Giving Donation

Your contributions, whether through general giving or planned giving, make a significant impact on our ability to educate, inspire, and engage visitors through immersive experiences. Thank you for being a vital part of our journey to celebrate and preserve the vibrant history of rural life in Louisiana.

For more information on ways you can give to the LSU Rural Life Museum, contact Museum Director, Bill Stark.