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Make a one-off donation to the British Museum online

Donate by post

Give a one-off gift or make a regular donation to support the work of the British Museum.

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Donate by bank transfer

To make a donation to the British Museum directly from your bank account, please contact the Development team.

Other ways to donate

You can make donations to the British Museum through your salary payroll or by giving a gift of shares.

Gift Aid

An additional way to support the Museum at no extra cost to you. If you are a UK Tax payer, using Gift Aid means that for every pound you give we get an extra 25 pence.

 British Museum Gift Aid form

For more information about making a donation contact or call +44 (0)20 7323 8933

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Donate an object to the British Museum

The British Museum accepts gifts of art and objects into its collection where appropriate.

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American Friends of the British Museum

A tax-exempt organisation organised under section 501 (c) (3) of the US Internal Revenue Code, which accepts donations of money, stock and art.

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