A group of schoolchildren stand next to the Eccles and Royal caravans in the National Motor Museum
Old model cars in storage boxes at the National Motor Museum

There has never been a more important time to support the work of the National Motor Museum Trust as we strive to protect and preserve the collections during these unprecedented challenges of the past year.

Your donations help fund our education programmes, develop our museum displays and ensure the preservation of the Collections for future generations to enjoy. Please give what you can to help make the work of the National Motor Museum Trust possible.

You can make one off donations online or donate by post by sending a cheque made payable to the National Motor Museum Trust Ltd.

You can also raise free funds for the National Motor Museum Trust when you shop online through Give as you Live.  It’s free and easy to use. Simply log in and start raising funds when you shop at any of the 4000 affiliated stores.

Donate now to the National Motor Museum Trust

Gift Aid

giftaid itGift Aid is a UK government tax scheme enabling the National Motor Museum Trust to reclaim tax paid on donations that we receive from UK taxpayers. For each eligible gift, the UK government will add another 25% to the total at no cost to the donor.

In order for your gifts to be eligible for Gift Aid, you must be a UK taxpayer who has paid an amount of Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax at least equal to the amount of tax that all the charities or Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) that you donate to will reclaim on your gifts for that tax year (currently 25p for every £1 you donate).

Download a Gift Aid declaration form

Visitors to the National Motor Museum can also Gift Aid a donation equivalent to the entrance fee to the Museum. In addition to helping the work of the National Motor Museum Trust, your Gift Aid donation will entitle you, and others covered by your ticket, admission to the National Motor Museum for a year, at no extra cost.

Find out more about Gift Aiding your admission


A gift in your will is a simple yet powerful way of making a difference for the future.

Your gift, large or small, will help us continue our work to protect our motoring heritage for the education and enjoyment of future generations.

If you would like to discuss leaving a gift in your will to the National Motor Museum, please contact the Partnership Office on 01590 614634 or email

Sponsor a Vehicle

Morris Minor Traveller 1970The Sponsor a Vehicle initiative offers you the unique opportunity to have your name (or the name of a loved one) on display in the Museum, at the same time as helping to support the important work of the National Motor Museum Trust.

All donations received through the Sponsor a Vehicle initiative will be spent on the maintenance, preservation, conservation or restoration work needed on vehicles owned by the Trust.

Download a list of all vehicles available for sponsorship or find out more about this initiative.

If you would like a copy of any of our images, please visit our dedicated Motoring Picture Library website