Can you help us preserve your maritime heritage?
We are a charity with no regular support from the government and we rely on our visitor income to continue our work. The generous support of individuals, companies, and trusts and foundations enables us to fulfill our educational mission and preserve maritime heritage.
Why become a Member? Because we give you: Free entry all year 10% discount on admission tickets for your friends and family (accompanying you on day of visit) 10% discount in the Museum shop and café* Invitations to special events Free entry to the Eden Project, Tate St Ives and Trebah Garden in November Free entry to … Continued
What can my donation do?
We are most grateful for any donation you feel able to give to support out work, whether you are interested in restoring historic boats, inspiring children with tales of heroic adventures on the sea, or supporting our exhibition programme. Below are some examples of what your donation could enable us to do. Archive Conservation £100 … Continued
How to donate
Thank you for considering making a donation to support our work. Your gift, however small, will help to preserve the National Small Boat Collection, support our award-winning education programmes, and secure the future of our academic research. To make a donation you can: Donate online through our Virgin Money Giving website. Send a cheque made payable … Continued
Our crew of volunteers are very highly valued members of the Museum team. Our volunteers help in almost every aspect of what we do and contribute their time and skills to the successful running of the Museum, working alongside our staff team. We are extremely grateful for the continued support of our volunteers whose time … Continued
A gift in your Will is one of the best ways to ensure future generations continue to be inspired by boats, the sea and Cornwall. Legacies contribute towards the long term financial security of the Museum as well as reducing the potential inheritance tax liability on your estate, because legacies to registered charities such as the … Continued
Sponsorship of galleries or exhibits is a wonderful way of becoming closely involved with the Museum and its work. We are always happy to talk to you about ways in which we can help you to achieve your business or marketing objectives through sponsorship. Just call us. Some of the contented companies include: Cultivate Marketing … Continued
The Museum enjoys a close partnership with many companies which have assisted in different ways. Between them our corporate supporters have committed funds of over £400,000 and others have sponsored individual exhibitions and events. The money we raise through these partnerships makes an invaluable contribution to enhancing our displays and meeting our financial responsibilities. Corporate … Continued