Saving the world's most treasured places

WMF has worked with local communities and partners to complete more than 600 projects at heritage sites worldwide. Through fieldwork, advocacy, education and training, WMF and its affiliates help ensure a future for monuments, buildings, and sites around the globe.

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Help Restore Heritage Sites in Crisis

Join the heritage enthusiasts who are helping communities recover following disaster.  You can a play direct role in restoring and rebuilding the vital cultural heritage that communities need and treasure.


Honoring Champions of Heritage

Trailblazers from the arts, heritage conservation, historic preservation, fashion, and philanthropy will gather on October 24 for an exuberant evening at The Plaza in honor of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, recipient of the 2016 Hadrian Award, and Tomas Maier, creative director of Bottega Veneta, recipient of the 2016 Watch Award.

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Sustainable Tourism Pledge

Unmanaged tourism can damage cultural sites. Visitors can make a difference. Travel responsibly with these ten simple guidelines.

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Restore a Garuda!

Garuda #72 has been significantly deteriorated by the effects of time and nature, but with your support it can be restored.

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