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We will be closed on Friday 1 March to allow for planned electrical work. This is part of ongoing repairs and improvements to our historic site. Apologies for any disappointment or inconvenience this causes.
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Support the museum

From volunteering to corporate sponsorship, find out how you can get involved and support the museum.

Help us inspire future scientists and inventors with ideas that change the world. Be part of something special, right in the heart of Manchester—a city alive with cutting-edge discoveries and innovation.

From donating money to sharing your skills and knowledge, there are plenty of valuable ways you can support our work.

Make a donation

By supporting the museum, you will be preserving our heritage and bringing science and technology to life. If you've been fascinated by a feat of human ingenuity, or intrigued by an incredible invention during your visit, you can make a real difference to our work by supporting us with a donation.

You can donate online, or with one of our visitor fundraisers at the museum, who will be more than happy to advise you on all the latest developments here, and how you can make the most of you visit. Any gift, large or small, makes a real difference to our work.

Alternatively, simply download, print and complete this form and return it with your donation to the address listed at the bottom of the form.

The Science and Industry Museum (as part of the Science Museum Group) is an exempt charity as listed in the Schedule 3 of the Charities Act 2011 and is recognised as charitable by HM Revenue & Customs.

Become a corporate supporter

Take your place alongside businesses that share our passion for discovery, invention and originality. Talk to us about how we could work together to fire the imagination of future pioneers. Please contact Charlie Hill at charlie.hill@sciencemuseum.ac.uk.

About our corporate supporters

Volunteering

Our volunteers bring a wealth of enthusiasm and expertise to the museum, and we’re lucky to have such a dedicated team. If you think you’d be right at home helping our visitors or you have a hankering for history, then get in touch.

Volunteer opportunities

Donate an object

If you have an item that you think might be perfect for our collection, we’d love to hear from you. It just might be exactly what we’ve been looking for.

How to donate an object