Find out more about the process of making gifts to the museum
Gifts of items from generous individuals enable us to enrich and grow our historic collections.
Items accepted into the National Maritime Museum collections are used in a variety of ways. They may be:
Our curators are always interested to find out about the objects people wish to donate. For reasons of security and public accountability we have a procedure to manage this process.
To present an item or collection to the National Maritime Museum (for Royal Museums Greenwich) you must complete an official Donation Form. You should include your contact details and provide as much information about the item(s) as possible, including digital photographs.
The information you submit will be forwarded to relevant specialists at the museum for consideration. They will contact you for further information and explain the criteria used for accepting gifts.
Fill out the form
To be accepted into our collections, items must meet the criteria set out in museum’s collection strategy.
We may decline an offer if:
Online donation form
If you have questions or queries about the donation process, contact the Registration team