A glass radiolarian model in the Museum's Treasures gallery

Why support us?

‘With your help, we will draw on the Museum’s unique expertise and collections to pursue work that is distinctive, excellent and relevant. Patrons in particular enable us to maximise our impact so we can rise to our challenges, and succeed.'

Professor Ian Owens, Director of Science

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

Your gift will help us tackle global social problems, educate and inspire future generations, and enable us to share our unrivalled collections with the world.

Why become a Patron?

Our Patrons enjoy:

  • bespoke events to learn more about our research
  • scientist-led, out-of-hours tours of the Museum
  • priority and unlimited access to exhibitions
  • discount at the Museum’s shops and cafes

Become a Patron today

To join the Natural History Museum as a Patron, complete and return the application form by mail. Please contact us for further information.

Contact us

Philippine Vernes, Patrons and Planned Giving Manager
The Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London SW7 5BD
+44 (0)20 7942 5827

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