If would like to offer an object to the national collection, please complete the form below.

Details of possible donation

About the object you would like to donate

If purchased, please say where from.




Supporting documents

If you are supplying more than one file, please upload them as a zipped folder. For items such as diaries and books, you do not need to photograph the whole item; please supply an image of the front cover and close-ups of any identifying marks.

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We’re reopening our museums

After nearly five months of closure, we’re almost ready to welcome visitors back to our museums. We've made some changes to make sure everyone has a safe and enjoyable visit, including online booking and new safety measures.

Find out more about reopening