Items intended for donation or bequest to the Museums Service, Brighton & Hove City Council, may be accepted if they comply with Brighton & Hove City Council’s Collection Development Policy 2013.

Photo of old object label. States: 'Congo. Possibly 18th cent. Alban Head Bequest. R341/2'The key objective of the policy is to acquire items that strengthen the existing collections. Decisions on acquisition are made by the Museums Service, and are final.

Ownership of the collection resides with Brighton & Hove City Council to be held in trust for the people of Brighton and Hove.

Donation form

If you are considering donating an item to the Royal Pavilion and Museums, please fill in the form below.

Please give us as much information as possible about the object(s) you wish to donate.

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    Which collection does your proposed donation best relate to?

    Details of donation.
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