What we spend and how

Information on the Museum’s financial affairs and how they are managed.

Funding agreement

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Annual Accounts

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Grants and donations

A summary of grants and donations are listed each year in the Museum's Annual Review.

Allowances and expenses

Travel and subsistence expenses paid to Trustees can be found in the Annual Accounts.

Pay and grading structure

The Museum’s pay and grading structure is currently under review and is expected to be finalised shortly.

Procurement and tendering procedures

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List of contracts awarded

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Internal financial regulations

In addition to the Museum’s internal financial regulations, further information can be found in the Annual Accounts.

Cartoon image of a hatchet fish on a museum pass

Until 1938 whale carcasses were buried in the Museum grounds so that their flesh would decay leaving only the skeletons.