The Friends of the Cowper & Newton Museum

As a Friend of the Cowper & Newton Museum you become a part of our history.  Your membership helps conserve the historic collection, the museum buildings and gardens & enables us to continue to share the story for future generations.


The Cowper & Newton Museum trust works hard as an accredited museum to ensure over 4000 items in our collection are cared for and made accessible to all.  As custodians of this historic site with Grade II* listed buildings, careful regular conservation is required.  Your financial support is very much appreciated to assist us.


Membership will include:

  • Regular updates on upcoming events and news
  • Free entry to the museum and gardens throughout our year
  • An invitation to our social events.
  • Priority invitation to talks and special events.


Joining or renewing membership of the Friends

Single membership £20

Joint membership £30

Life membership Single £200

Life membership Joint £300

To join the Friends of the Cowper & Newton Museum, please request a membership form by phoning 01234  711516  or emailing  You are also able to download the membership form


Our collection has also benefited from personal donations such a £20,000 personal gift to conserve and make available digitised images of the Olney Poor Law documents.




Friends of the Cowper and Newton Museum