Acquiring a really important object for the collection, updating a gallery or seed-funding new initiatives – sometimes special things are beyond our usual resources.

There may be fantastic opportunities that we want to seize or slower-burning projects to improve the Museum’s infrastructure and sustainability.

Whatever they are, our Trustees consider them important enough to ask for your help. Right now we are asking for donations to these appeals.

Recent appeals included saving this Roman mosaic of international importance.
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