Join and support

Help us create a future where both people and the planet can thrive.

As a charity we rely on funding from many sources to share our remarkable collection of over 80 million specimens with the world. Your support is vital in helping the Museum, a global centre of scientific research on the natural world, combat climate change and biodiversity loss.  

We strive to create advocates for the planet in everything we do, your support is now more important than ever.


Help us in the fight to save our planet and enjoy a whole year of benefits bringing you closer to the Museum. 


No matter the size, every gift to the Museum is critical to the work of our 300 scientists in understanding and protecting the natural world.


Patrons Circle

This is a time of extraordinary opportunity for the Museum and the global scientific community. As a Patron you can be part of it.

Corporate support

Show your organisation's commitment to the natural world and inspire your staff, clients and customers through a partnership with the Museum. 

A gift in your will

By leaving a gift to the Museum in your Will, you will help advance the science of nature for the benefit of future generations.

Volunteer with us

Our volunteers work with the public and behind the scenes to support the Museum's work.

Other ways to support the Museum

There are lots of ways that you can engage with and support the work of the Museum, both individually and as a business partner.

Whether you want to enjoy our venues after hours or assist our scientists in their important research, there's plenty of work to be done. 

Venue hire

The Museum's spectacular buildings make the perfect backdrop to any event, big or small. By planning your event with us, you will be supporting the Museum's important scientific work.

Business services

From consultancy to licensing, all proceeds from the Museum's commercial activity help fund our scientific research, educational programmes and maintenance.

Citizen science

By recording wildlife and collecting samples, you can help our researchers to answer some of the most important scientific questions facing our generation. 

Support the Museum and make a donation today