Australian Museum Foundation

Donations to the Foundation enable us to continue our scientific research, education programs and enrich our collections.

Australian Museum Foundation

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Led by a team of twelve Trustees the Foundation is an independent legal entity, the purpose of which is to raise funds for the Australian Museum.

Some projects supported by the Foundation include:

  • groundbreaking scientific research expeditions
  • the purchase of specialised scientific equipment
  • the restoration of heritage Museum displays
  • conservation of archival material
  • the acquisition and commission of artworks by contemporary Indigenous and Torres Strait Islander artists
  • a digitisation program for the Museum’s 18 million collections
  • the development of an Indigenous learning hub
  • the implementation of a youth development program for Pacific communities, using the Museum’s cultural collections

Our 2012 Newsletter includes detailed information on these and other projects.

Your help will make a difference and ensure the Australian Museum can continue to explore questions of science and culture.

How to donate

  • Phone us on +61 2 9320 6216
  • Email, post or fax us a donation form
  • Make a donation

How to leave a bequest

Please see our bequests page for information and contact details.

Our Donors

We would like to acknowledge our donors and those generous individuals who have made a bequest to the Museum.

Questions or comments?

We'd love to help you. Please call
Juliet Gauchat
Development Officer
02 9320 6216


Juliet Gauchat , Development Officer
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