York Museums Trust

Become a Supporter

Become a York Museums Trust Supporter and enjoy unlimited access to the very best of York’s past, present and future.

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Our vision is to work together with audiences and communities to inspire, to share and to care for cultural heritage. By becoming a Supporter you will be helping York Museums Trust, as a charity, to deliver this vision. By sharing art, culture, stories and history, we can change lives through the inspiration our collections offer. Your support of £7 per month can help York Museums Trust achieve this. Supporters secure the future of York Museums Trust as an important centre for the region’s cultural, historical and artistic endeavours.

Explore York’s Roman and Viking history at the Yorkshire Museum, find a restful spot in the Museum Gardens, see the very best national and international art at York Art Gallery or take a deep dive into the social history of our city at York Castle Museum.

As a York Museums Trust Supporter you can enjoy a range of benefits:

· A monthly insight – Get closer to what’s happening across our sites, our collections and our work with communities. Insights include interviews with our experts, unveiling secrets from our collections, profiling star objects and conservation efforts.

· 12 month complimentary entry to all York Art Gallery exhibitions – see world class art for free. From Grayson Perry to Gainsborough, visit our exhibitions designed to inspire, to make you reflect and make you question.

· 12 month complimentary entry to the Yorkshire Museum and York Castle Museum. See outstanding collections of major archaeological importance such as the iconic Middleham Jewel at the Yorkshire Museum or step back in time in our famous Victorian street, Kirkgate, at York Castle Museum.

· Priority booking to our events programme – enjoy early booking, ensuring your place on our wonderful events programme.

Support our work and meet likeminded people – become a YMT Supporter today!

Support the work of York Museums Trust further through Gift Aid. If you are a UK taxpayer, by saying yes to Gift Aid on your Supporter Card, York Museums Trust under the UK Government’s Gift Aid scheme can claim an extra 25p for every £1 you give at no additional cost to you.

If you want to make a special commitment to York Museums Trust, have you thought about making a donation in your Will? Your legacy will ensure our work can continue for the enjoyment of generations to come. Click here to find out more.