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Visit Us This Weekend at History Days

This weekend, visit us and more than 75 other San Francisco museums, historical societies and neighborhood organizations at History Days at the Old Mint, 5th and Mission. The Treasure Island Museum has exhibited at every history weekend since they started five years ago. This year we will again be at the north end of the second floor hallway, with historical materials and videos, and our new TI Museum pin. We hope to see you there, Saturday, March 3 from 11 to 5, and Sunday, March 4 from 11 to 4. Admission is free.

Help Us Wisely - Donate Stock or IRA

Have you been thinking about donating to Treasure Island Museum, but are not sure you'll be able to deduct it under the new tax law? Are you nervous about the stock market, but don't want to pay the capital gains tax on selling your appreciated stock? You can lower your tax two ways by a tax wise gift of appreciated stock or, if you're over 70 1/2, a required IRA distribution: Take an itemized deduction for the value of your stock donation, and also Reduce your taxable income, whether or not you itemize. If you donate stock to the Treasure Island Museum, you can take an itemized deduction for its full value, as long as you've held it for over a year. And you pay no capital gains tax. If the

Open This Weekend Only - Feb. 23-24

This weekend, Feb. 24-25, the museum will be open from 11 am to 3 pm. If you can't visit during our normal weekday hours, this is a chance to see our exhibit on Treasure Island's history in the beautiful lobby of Building One, and our temporary exhibit on the Navy and other sea services in the Bay Area. Come for the lecture Saturday at 10:30 am and find out how Walt Disney’s visit to the Treasure Island world’s fair inspired and influenced the development of Disneyland. And visit TreasureFest (formerly Treasure Island Flea), open both days from 10 to 4.

Future Museum Secures Space in Building One

The City of San Francisco's Treasure Island Development Authority (TIDA) has allocated space for our museum on the ground floor of historic Building One. On February 14, the TIDA Board endorsed terms for a future lease of at least 3,500 square feet of exhibit space, plus back of house space in the basement for offices, storage and exhibition preparation. The museum occupied the lobby floor from its founding in 1975 to the 1997 closure of Naval Station Treasure Island. We returned with interim exhibits beginning in 2008. This milestone is another step toward reestablishing the full museum and resuming our role as the welcoming platform for visitors to the redeveloped Treasure Island.

Visit Us This Weekend at History Days

This weekend, visit us and more than 75 other San Francisco museums, historical societies and neighborhood organizations at History Days at the Old Mint, 5th and Mission. The Treasure Island Museum has exhibited at every history weekend since they started five years ago. This year we will again be at the north end of the second floor hallway, with historical materials and videos, and our new TI Museum pin. We hope to see you there, Saturday, March 3 from 11 to 5, and Sunday, March 4 from 11 to 4. Admission is free.

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