Churchill's Chartwell Project
From purchasing and preserving the most cherished objects from Churchill’s life to unearthing the lost stories from those that worked most closely with him, discover how even a small donation can help to secure the legacy of the man behind the legend for future generations
How the appeal adds up
- Chartwell has been open to the public for 50 years
- So far, we've raised £6.9 million
- We still need to raise £371,000
Donate to Churchill's Chartwell Project
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Chartwell is the only place in the world where objects that belonged to Churchill can be seen in their original domestic setting and they are intrinsic to his life and achievements. The appeal launched in 2016 aims to acquire hundreds of historic and personal objects that belonged to Churchill and keep them here at his home in Chartwell. As part of the appeal we have already opened Churchill's bedroom for visitors to see, with more never-before-seen rooms still to be supported.
" You may be sure that Clemmie and I will do our utmost to invest the house and gardens with every characteristic and trophy that will make it of interest in the future."
Why give to the National Trust?
As a charity, we rely on the generosity of supporters to look after the irreplaceable treasures in our care. Memberships help to pay for some of the work we do. But they only go so far. Additional donations are crucial to maintaining our collections, from stunning works of silverware to personal keepsakes that bring the past to life. Your donation will go towards this project and other vital conservation work to our collections at this special place. With your support, we can continue to conserve, protect and provide access to these fascinating pieces of history. For everyone, for ever.