The National Horse Racing Museum cares for a collection of almost 10,000 items. Objects in our collections are carefully documented and maintained at great time and cost. As a result, we cannot accept every item offered to the museum.
Objects accepted by the museum must closely align with our Collections Development Policy.
We may decline an offer if:
If you have an object that you would like to donate to the National Horse Racing Museum, please fill out our Donation Offer Form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or by post to:
FAO NHRM Packard Collections Manager,
National Horse Racing Museum,
The National Horse Racing Museum does not accept offers of objects brought in or sent to the museum. Objects brought to the museum or send by post without a prior agreement will be returned or disposed of.
Ownership is only transferred to NHRM if we formally accept an object. Sending and bringing objects to the museum takes time and resources away from looking after our collections. Please only send or bring an object to NHRM if our Collections Manager has already agreed to accept it into our collections.
All potential donations are reviewed monthly by our collections committee. We endeavour to reply to all donation queries but we receive a high number of donation offers and may not be able to respond to all offers. If you have not received a reply within 2 months of your query, please assume that we will not be adding your item to our collection.