Supporting the museum
The Wisbech & Fenland Museum is a charity and relies on your support. By supporting us through donations or volunteering, you are helping to fulfil our mission of making the Museum accessible to everyone.
Support from members of the public, companies and charitable organisations helps us to build and refurbish galleries, curate informative and engaging exhibitions, improve facilities, conserve and study the collection, buy objects and develop our learning and events programme.
Your local Museum needs you. Help make a difference today.
Become a Friend of the Wisbech & Fenland Museum
Support exciting developments at the Museum, enjoy lectures and a 10% discount in our gift shop of purchases of £10 and over.
Volunteer at the Wisbech & Fenland Museum
There are lots of different ways you can contribute to the life of the Museum and we are always looking for volunteers.
Gain professional experience through a work placement
Whether you're a Year 10 student looking for a work placement in a museum, or a university student seeking valuable volunteering experience, we may be able to help. These placements are on a voluntary basis and are intended to help develop specific skills and knowledge, such collections management, or events planning, delivery and evaluation. If you are interested in a placement at the Museum, please contact us to discuss further.
Friends of the Wisbech & Fenland Museum
The Friends of Wisbech & Fenland Museum support the Museum in a variety of ways including -
- Improving the display of the exhibits
- Arranging special exhibitions and lectures
- Furthering the charitable purposes of the Museum and encourage the development of its facilities
In recent years they have supported various acquisitions, for example a new computer for use by Friends and volunteers, text panels for an exhibition and a new display case for the manuscript of Great Expectations. In addition, they continue to research and produce a variety of Museum publications.
Join the Friends and you can enjoy:
- The lecture programme
- Opportunities to volunteer at the Museum
- Invitations to exhibition previews and special events
Pick up an application form from the Wisbech & Fenland Museum, and return it to:
Mr Garry Monger
Secretary of the Friends
Wisbech & Fenland Museum,
Cambridgeshire, PE13 1ES