Enjoy a year of cultural adventures

Become a Member to enjoy free unlimited entry to exhibitions, as well as many more benefits.

Refund your exhibition ticket

If you have already purchased an exhibition ticket and would like to become a Member then you can redeem the price of your exhibition ticket(s) when you purchase Membership on the day of your visit. Take your ticket(s) to the Membership Desk in the Great Court and speak to a member of staff.

Want to know more? Contact the Membership office on +44 (0)20 7323 8195 or friends@britishmuseum.org.


Event at the Museum

Member benefits
Free, unlimited entry to all special exhibitions


The Citi exhibition

I object: Ian Hislop's search for dissent

Non-Member tickets from £10

From 6 September 2018


The BP exhibition

I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria

Non-Member tickets from £17

From 8 November 2018



The British Museum magazine


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