Who we are

Your donations are more important than ever. Whether you give a one-off donation, join as a Member or give your time, it is enormously satisfying to know that you’re able to support a World Heritage Site, protect and care for a nations collection and make sure they remain special for everyone. Read more

Telling our nation's stories

We want to enrich people’s understanding of the sea, the exploration of space, and Britain’s role in world history and your donations ensure that we’re able to achieve this. Read more

Saving art for the nation

We believe in protecting important works of art for the nation, in recent years our donors have helped us to acquire and conserve some outstanding pieces which are now on display for the nation to enjoy. Read more

Discovering our future

Your support helps to inform our future. From recording data from our skies to sharing important educational resources online. You can help us to broaden our reach to wider audiences. Read more

Enriching our community

Your support allows us to inspire and empower local communities. Read more

Preserving our history

Your support helps us to preserve our collection, ensuring its future. Thanks to you historically significant items such as Captain Scott's ski overshoes can be carefully conserved. Read more