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Discover two million years of history and culture from £74 a year, with discounts for those aged under 26. Enjoy unlimited entry to exhibitions and many more benefits. Make your Membership visits to the Museum a cultural adventure.

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Each visit to the Museum is different. I notice new things every time I return. Unlimited access to the exhibitions as a Member is great. I know I can take my time and even come back for a second (or third!) look.

Yinsey, Member since 2013

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The ability to share all that the Museum has to offer with friends and family gives me great satisfaction. An experience shared is always better.

Paul, Member since 2013

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Email: friends@britishmuseum.org
Phone: +44 (0)20 7323 8195

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Closed: weekends and bank holidays

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