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    Join Kew Support Kew while experiencing the best of the Gardens year-round with free entry, exclusive events, special offers and more
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    Donate Kew is leading the quest to find plant-based solutions for people and our planet, but we need your help
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    Restoring the Temperate House Help us to save the world's largest surviving Victorian glasshouse

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is one of the world's leading plant and fungal science and conservation organisations. Through our work we find plant-based solutions to global challenges such as biodiversity loss, food and water security, poverty, disease and changing climate. Our scientists are discovering new ways of using plants sustainably for the benefit of our people and our planet, while working hard to conserve and restore the world's habitats, particularly those most in danger. 

This vital work would be impossible without the support of people like you, and there are many different ways that you can help.

Become a Friend of Kew

When you become a Friend of Kew or buy Kew membership as a gift, you are supporting our vital science and conservation work. Members enjoy the beauty and tranquillity of the magnificent Gardens at Kew and Wakehurst throughout the year, as well as receiving a host of other benefits.

Find out about joining Kew

Adopt a seed

With four plant species at risk of extinction every day, it has never been more urgent to protect the endangered plants that may be key to our survival. By adopting a seed, you can help Kew's Millennium Seed Bank protect the future of the world's plants.

Adopt a seed for £25 or save a species outright from £1,000


We receive around half our income from the government. However, without the generous donations of people and organisations, we would not be able to maintain our historic Gardens, buildings and glasshouses, or continue our vital science and convservation work.

Donate now

Breathing Planet Campaign

From the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership, which aims to secure the safe storage of 25% of the world’s plants by 2020, to the maintenance and restoration of Kew's own historic grounds and buildings, find out more about the essential work that Kew does.

Breathing Planet Campaign

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Restoration project

Support our five-year restoration of the Temperate House

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Remember someone

Commemorate a life or celebrate a special anniversary at Kew

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Corporate membership

Reward and motivate your staff with Corporate membership

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