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Visitors participate in Neon Nature: Divide and Multiply activities in Scienceworks

Your support inspires big ideas and big thinking for a bigger, brighter future

Every donation has the power to propel Museums Victoria's important work across these areas:

  • Groundbreaking research
  • Empowering education programs
  • Inspiring exhibitions
  • Care for 17 million+ items in the state collection
  • Building the community’s understanding of natural history, Indigenous cultures and social history

We recognise that all members of the community have been impacted by the major events of this year. Should you be in the position to do so, we gratefully welcome donations of any amount.

Recent highlights

green Frog
Microscopic image of a virus
Various indigenous Shields in display case
External view of Royal Exhibition Building from Nicholson Street

Other ways to donate...

Children from ELF Karen Play and Learning Group from Berry Street reading the book 'I Want To Go To The Museum'

‘I want to go to the Museum’ program

We are a place where everyone belongs.

Help us reach out to children, schools and young families who, due to disadvantage or distance, have not visited one of our museums.

Circular tatted lace motif, worked in gold variegated cotton thread, 54 mm diameter. Motif is made of 7 small inner loops and 7 larger outer loops; outer loops each have 5 picots (tiny loops).

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Tea & Coffee Service (detail) - Cobalt Blue and Gilt, European, Cased, circa 1850-1880.

Make a bequest

A gift in your will is a lasting tribute that will assist us to deliver on our mission to build our communities’ understanding of our history, society and the environment.

Scale model of a windmill

Our supporters

Thank you to the organisations and individuals who have provided significant support to Museums Victoria.

Tax information

Donations of $2 or more to Museums Board of Victoria are tax deductible. Museums Board of Victoria ABN 63 640 679 155 is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient.

Donating objects

If you wish to donate objects to Museums Victoria, please see our page on donating items.

Contact us

If you would like to discuss making a donation for a specific purpose, opportunities for regular giving or leaving a bequest, we would love to hear from you.

Development Department
Museums Victoria
GPO Box 666, Melbourne VIC 3000
0435 412 644
[email protected]

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