Become a friend of Nottingham museums

Friends of Nottingham Museums welcome you to share your time, knowledge and experience if you are passionate about Nottingham’s history and heritage and you enjoy visiting museum sites.

Established in 1977, the Friends provide support to Nottingham City Council’s museums and galleries. They raise funds to enable the purchase of new items for the collections, assist in volunteer projects and work at events.

Who are the friends?

The Friends are a group of like-minded people with a pride in Nottingham and its heritage. With the desire to promote the importance of the city’s museums, they devote time and effort to the continued development of these historic sites.

The benefits of being a Friend

  • Free admission to all museums (special events will incur a charge, excludes parking where available)
  • Invitations to all Private Views and Exhibitions
  • Copies of the ‘Friends’ quarterly newsletters
  • Guided and illustrated talks with Museum and Galleries staff
  • Involvement in museums events
  • A varied programme of lectures, illustrated talks and visits to galleries and historic places.

To find out more contact us on 0115 8763100 or