Become a supporter

The National Maritime Museum needs to raise a significant proportion of its annual budget to meet the extensive costs of caring for our rich and varied collection. 
We rely on the generous support of individuals, companies and trusts and foundations to help sustain this unique Museum, the largest of its kind in the world.
Please become a supporter of the National Maritime Museum.

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Become a Member to be a part of the world’s largest maritime museum and enjoy a range of exclusive benefits, including free access to Planetarium shows. Your support will help the Museum to conserve and promote our unique maritime heritage. Find out more

Care for our Collection appeal

Conservator Justin McMorrow working on a ship model

Please support our Care for our Collection appeal. We need to raise £10,000.

The Care for our Collection appeal will ensure the conservation of our unique collection of ship models, with a view to displaying the most important pieces in our new Traders gallery.

Become a Patron


Become a Patron and enjoy unparalleled access to the Museum while helping secure its future.

Remember us in your Will

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Leaving a gift in your Will is one of the most far-reaching and valuable contributions you can make.

Trusts & foundations

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If you are involved with a charitable trust or foundation and think that we might have a project your organisation would wish to support, please contact us.

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Corporate opportunities

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At Royal Museums Greenwich we work closely with all our sponsors to create rewarding partnerships. From exclusive opportunities for staff...
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Whether you would like to entertain clients in the Museum's venues or network with other members, the Museum can create a bespoke package...
Take the opportunity to display historic artworks from the Museum's collection through this unique premium service to blue-chip companies.

Other ways to give

Information on procedures for donating objects to the Museum’s collections.
Planned giving
Share Giving could be the most efficient way for you to make a donation to the Museum.

Charitable gifts

The Museum is an Inland Revenue Exempt Charity (No X94288) and all charitable gifts made to it by UK taxpayers attract Gift Aid.

The American Fund

American Fund

The American Fund of the National Maritime Museum and the Royal Observatory was established in 2002 with the aim of supporting the work of NMM, and fostering American and British friendship, knowledge and scholarship. It is a US non-profit corporation, tax exempt under Section 501 (c) (3) of the US Internal Revenue Code and governed by an independent board of directors.



Do you have some free time and do you like helping people? Volunteer and become an important part of the Museum.

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