A scientist examining part of the Museum's beetle collection

Our charitable status

The Museum is a recognised charity and all donations support our pioneering research, educational programmes and the maintenance of our iconic galleries and buildings.

Exempt Charity Number X234903.

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.

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Development Department
The Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 5BD
+44 (0)20 7942 5906


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