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Insurance

The Alliance has compiled this set of insurance resources from throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.

Getting the Right Insurance for Your Historic Building

National Trust for Historic Preservation shares an article on selecting the right insurance. It explains the differences between replacement cost value and actual cash value, information on figuring out coverage and guidance on choosing an insurance agent. While aimed at historic houses, these recommendations can be useful broadly to museums.

Map of NAIC States & Jurisdictions

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners provides links to each state’s insurance department. The individual state sites provide information for consumers, on topics such as licensing, complaints, and alerts.

Terrorism Risk Insurance Program

The Department of the Treasury provides guidance for insurers and policyholders in understanding the requirements of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program.

Valuation of General Collections

The Library of Congress provides Microsoft Excel spreadsheets with valuations for assisting organizations in valuing objects for insurance purposes.

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