Donating Items and Collections


The Dekker Huis Museum is currently accepting donations to the collections and archives. We are looking for artifacts and archival materials that will help us understand and tell the story of Zeeland its neighboring communities. All donated items are reviewed by the Collections Committee before being accepted into the collection. 


Please review our COLLECTIONS STATEMENT to determine if your donation fits our mission.


C O L L E C T I O N S    S T A T E M E N T

The Zeeland Historical Society will collect only those items that were made or used in the City of Zeeland or its neighboring communities (New Groningen, Borculo, Overisel, Beaverdam, Drenthe, Vriesland, and Noordeloos); or were associated with a person, place, or event in Zeeland or the surrounding area; or, to a limited extent, are typical or representative of objects made or used in Zeeland or the surrounding area; and which are of a historical, cultural, economic, or aesthetic nature, for which the museum can properly care for.



If you have an item or archival materials you would like to donate,

please contact our curator Audrey to set up an appointment.