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We are open but Kew is facing a significant financial crisis as a result of coronavirus. Donate now and help protect our future.

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  • Friends studying plants

    Become a Kew member

    As a member, you’ll support our vital science work and enjoy a range of exclusive benefits, including unlimited visits to Kew and Wakehurst

  • The black pond

    Become a Wakehurst member

    Enjoy unlimited entry to Wakehurst and the Millennium Seed Bank all year round as a Wakehurst member.

  • Visitor looking at paintings in the Marianne North Gallery

    Become a Patron

    Our Patrons are at the forefront of Kew’s community, enjoying a close and fulfilling association with our scientists, horticulturists and other experts.

We're coming to you for help

Closing our gardens and reducing our visitor numbers means we have lost £15 million, which we rely on for vital global conservation and nurturing our beloved gardens. Your support can help us protect our future.

Support us

There are many ways to support our work as an individual or an organisation.

  • Flowers at Wakehurst

    Legacy giving

    By leaving a gift to us in your Will, you can help secure the future of Kew’s science, conservation and world class botanic gardens.

  • A bench in the Grass Garden at Kew

    Celebrate or commemorate someone

    We offer wonderful ways at Kew and Wakehurst for you to celebrate a birth, birthday, wedding, anniversary, special event or commemorate a loved one.

  • A wide shot taking in the whole Temperate House from above

    Other ways to support us

    Find out how your company can partner with Kew, how we work with charitable trusts and foundations, and how you can support Kew from the USA.

What your support helps us do:

  • Tackle challenges such as climate change.
  • Protect endangered plants and fungi.
  • Discover new and sustainable uses for plants and fungi.
  • Support local communities around the world.
  • Inspire new generations with a passion for plants and fungi.

Donate today

Fundraising regulator

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is an exempt charity. 

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Find out about volunteering and other ways to get involved