Patrons of the Museum

Patrons make a donation of £1,000 or more to the Fund, either as a one-off contribution or as a Direct Debit of £250 for 4 years. The benefits include:

  • Free admission to the Museum
  • Invitation to an annual exclusive reception (Patron plus guest)
  • Invitation to exhibition previews
  • Acknowledgement on display within the Museum (unless otherwise wished)
  • Acknowledgement on Museum website and Annual Report (unless otherwise wished)
  • Opportunity to hold one small reception within the Museum with facility fee waived
  • Biannual e-newsletter
  • Free copy of Museum publications and catalogues

If you would like to discuss becoming a Patron, please contact Sophie Forgan, Chairman of Trustees: 01947 601900 email:

How to become a Patron

Please download the form and complete. When you have done so, post or email it to the Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Grape Lane, Whitby YO22 4BA, marking it for the attention of the Chairman of Trustees (QCF).

Online Donations

You can opt to make your donation to Captain Cook Memorial Museum online. All our online donations are handled by PayPal. We accept Visa, Visa Electron, Mastercard, Switch, Delta, Solo, and Maestro.

If you would like to Gift Aid your donation (if you do, Captain Cook Memorial Museum receives an extra 25p for each pound you give) please choose the Gift Aid button.

Please note: You do not need a PayPal account to donate online.

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