Friends of Lancaster City Museum
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About the Friends

Membership Form




The Friends of Lancaster City Museum was founded in 2000 to support both the City Museum and King's Own Royal Regiment Museum.
If you are interested in keeping in touch with the museums and supporting their work the Friends is for you!

Benefits include:

bulletNewsletter with information on both the City and Regimental Museums - emailed or posted to you.
bulletNews of forthcoming publications of interest
bulletInvitations to Private Views
bulletAccess to special events including lectures and behind-the-scenes visits.
bullet10% discount at both the City and Lancaster Maritime Museum Shops (this includes postal orders for the King's Own!)
bulletand the knowledge that you are supporting Lancaster's museums.

Since its foundation the Friends have supported conservation work, promoted the museum and have assisted in the purchase of acquisitions.  In 2014 the Friends assisted in the purchase of an Edward Medal associated with the 1917 White Lund Explosion.  In 2016 a Friends project with funds from the Heritage Lottery Fund allowed the Recommsioned project to be run, bringing in schools to the 141 Days, The Battle of the Somme Exhibition, and also meaning the museum was part of the annual Light Up Lancaster festival.  In 2017 the Friends were again successful with an application to the Heritage Lottery Fund which will saw the Blasted project  Commemorating the Centenary of the White Lund Explosion in the autumn of 2017, and again the museum was part of the annual Light Up Lancaster festival.

The Friends support the monthly talks programme at the City Museum.


Individual membership costs only 10.  Family membership 16, youth and student membership 5 is also available.

To join use this Membership Form.

Historical Information

The Garstang Knott End Railway


Constitution of the Friends of Lancaster City Museum

2017 Friends of Lancaster City Museum   -   This page is kindly hosted by the King's Own Royal Regiment Museum, Lancaster