I was just wondering... during my trip early October I went to about 5 museums/galleries which had a box(or more) for suggested voluntary donations, and I was wondering whether people here pay.
I'm asking because I usually didnt, but I did always buy things in the shops, and/or ate in their restaurants/cafes(even for a light snack), and I thought I was already supporting the gallery/museum by doing that. Though I might be wrong ofcourse.
Oh I did always pay the voluntary donation at the cloakroom(where applicable)&paid a pound for a map(which at the V&A I wanted to put back so that another person could buy it but wasnt allowed)
. And thruthfully I paid so much using my card that even if I wanted to donate I just didnt have the cash on me (or only 10 pound notes or higher when suggested donation was 3).
I'd love to hear your thoughts