Recent successful fundraising initiatives have included:


  • Improvements to courtyard – re-gravelling, installing exterior lighting and banners. Installation of Stothert & Pitt winch and display plinth.
  • Funding for Face-to-Face photography exhibition. Assistance towards publication of accompanying book.
  • Entranceway improvements – new signs and display of historic material.


  • Funding for All Day Long community photography project and exhibition. Assistance with publication of accompanying book.
  • Installation of new display system in Hudson Gallery to accommodate temporary exhibitions.
  • Assistance for the Made in Bath exhibition.


  • The Foyle Foundation £5,000 for Wi-Fi networking and audio-visual equipment
  • The Headley Trust £5,000
  • The Swire Charitable Trust £10,000
  • The Garfield Weston Foundation £5,000
  • Medlock Charitable Trust £5,000


  • Covid-19 Emergency funding £28,000 from Arts Council England to partially cover operating costs during closed period
  • Generous donation of £2,000 from Cross Manufacturing


  • Generous donation of £5,000 from the Medlock Charitable Foundation
  • Restoration of the unique Horstmann Self Winding Clock


  • Exhibition on Women at War at Work


  • Repair of Museum roof
  • Installation of Wheelchair Lift


  • Installation of disabled-accessible toilet
  • Restoration of unique Horstmann Self Winding ClockExhibition on Women at War at Work
  • Installation of Wheelchair Lift