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National Museum of Bermuda is a non-government, not-for-profit Bermuda Registered Charity (No. 136). The Museum’s operations, projects, and programmes are funded by generous private and corporate donations and income from admissions, membership dues, and facilities rentals.

The Museum is governed by a Board of Trustees, who are responsible for the general management and control of the Museum and the appointment of the Executive Director. The Board’s responsibilities include:

• The Museum’s well-being and function in the community
• Establishment of basic policies and objectives
• Solicitation of funds
• Approval of annual budget and major projects

Board of Trustees


  • Dr. Douglas De Couto, Chair
  • Jennifer Davidson, Vice Chair
  • Timothy Davidson, Treasurer
  • Richard Ambrosio, Secretary


  • Robert Blee
  • Dr. Crystal Clay
  • Jazmin Da Ponte
  • Andrew Dias
  • Dr. Janet Ferguson
  • Pamela Ferreira
  • Rees Fletcher
  • Yulanda Francis
  • Michael Grayston
  • James Hallett
  • Michael Maguire
  • Dr. Clarence Maxwell
  • Isabelle Ramsay-Brackstone
  • Edmund Robinson
  • Robert Steinhoff
  • Neil Stempel
  • Alison Swan
  • Charles Thresh
  • Col. Sumner Waters

The American Friends of the National Museum of Bermuda, Inc.

The American Friends of the National Museum of Bermuda 501(c)(3), initially called the Friends of the Bermuda Maritime Museum, was established in 1982. Its purpose is to raise funds to support the National Museum of Bermuda and museums in North America for education and scientific purposes. Donations are generally tax-deductible for those subject to US income taxation.

You can help support the National Museum of Bermuda by donating to the American Friends. For information, please email advancement@nmb.bm or visit AFNMB.org

Tel: +1 441 234 1333


  • Michael J. A. Darling, President
  • Santiago Pujadas, Vice President
  • Robert Mason, Treasurer


  • Katrina Hele
  • Hiroshi Nakajima
  • Tim Pettee

Friends of the National Museum of Bermuda (UK)

The Friends of the National Museum of Bermuda (UK), (formerly The Bermuda Maritime Museum Trust) was established in London in 1985 and has charitable status under UK law. Its purpose is to assist in the raising of funds for approved capital projects and to accept grants in support of the work of the National Museum of Bermuda. The majority of its Trustees are residents of the UK who have a long-term interest in Bermuda and the preservation of its heritage. It meets at least once a year with the Executive Director and other Trustees.

Tel: +1 441 234 1333


  • George Fergusson, Chairman
  • Colin Fleming, Treasurer/Secretary


  • Kay Andrews
  • Jonathan Coad
  • Greg Lunn
  • Dag Palmer

Personal Information Protection Act

Bermuda’s Personal Information Privacy Act (PIPA) was passed in 2016. PIPA is overseen by a Privacy Commissioner, and the National Museum of Bermuda is following governmental guidelines of best practices to ensure any records with personal information are treated with the utmost security, sensitivity, and discretion.

Katie Bennett, Advancement Officer, has been named as Privacy Officer and will ensure PIPA standards are upheld in our offices. If you have any questions about your records, or would like to update your personal information, please contact us at 441-234-1333 or advancement@nmb.bm