To protect the interest of the museum and the condition of the collection it has become necessary to implement a photography policy.

Casual photography is permitted in the Showroom subject to the conditions below.
Selfies and close up photos of props and/or wardrobe are permitted.
Wide angle or long range photos of the showroom are prohibited.
Photography of special exhibitions or works on loan to the Museum is sometimes prohibited by lenders. Photo policies for special exhibitions will be posted in the showroom.

Visitors may:
Take casual photos for personal use only.
Use handheld cameras, cell phones, and tablets with the flash turned off.
Post images from their visits on personal social media sites as long as they are not used for profit.

Visitors may NOT:
Use tripods, lights, selfie sticks, or other external equipment.
Sell or publish the images.
Use the images to promote any outside product or service.

Visitors must:
Remain behind stanchions and maintain a safe, non-touching distance from all props,wardrobe, cases, platforms, and pedestals.
Respect other visitors enjoying the showroom.
The X-Files Preservation Collection and Collectibles reserves the right to withhold or withdraw permission to photograph on the premises. XFP staff have the authority to approach and verify the intent of photography and to enforce the Photography Policy.

Members of the media must make arrangements for all photo and video shoots in advance. To coordinate a shoot, please contact the owners.

Photography, video,and film shoots for promotional or commercial purposes (TV/film, documentaries etc.) must be approved in writing and scheduled in advance. Commercial shoots are subject to additional fees and are typically scheduled when the showroom is closed to the public.

Please note:
Indoor shoots require a Museum staff member escort.
Photographs must be shot in natural light only. No artificial lights, reflectors, or diffusers are allowed.
Tripods are permissible but must be approved in advance.

The X-Files Preservation Collection and Collectibles may photograph or video visitors for educational and promotional purposes. Attendance on XFP premises constitutes implied consent for the use of visitors’ likenesses in the museum’s promotional materials.
Personal photographs may not be published, sold, or otherwise distributed for commercial purposes.