Group gathered by bust of Hans Sloane in Enlightenment gallery

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Email: development@britishmuseum.org

Support two million years of global history and culture.

The British Museum is unique in bringing together the cultures of the world under one roof. Your donation will enable people from across the globe to explore humanity's extraordinary cultural achievements.

As a charity the Museum relies on donations. Gifts support the care, preservation, and display of the collection and make the inspirational work of our curators, conservators, scientists and educators possible.

With the Museum closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, your support is vitally important. Donations provide immediate funds to enable us to continue to make the collection and programmes accessible digitally during this challenging time and prepare us to welcome visitors back through our doors as soon as possible.

Every donation makes a real difference.  If you're able, please support the Museum today. Thank you.

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