A scientist examining part of the Museum's beetle collection

Our charitable status

The Museum is an exempt charity, regulated by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Your donations help support our pioneering research, educational programmes, and the maintenance of our iconic galleries and buildings.

We need your support to carry out critical scientific research, maintain our world-famous building and create informative exhibitions that engage the public.

Consider giving to the Museum today. Your gift means the world to us.

There are many ways you can give:

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If you are a UK taxpayer we can claim extra money from the government when you select Gift Aid with your donation.

Contact us

Lina Olsson
Development Department
The Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 5BD
+44 (0)20 7942 5322


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