Two people in Enlightenment gallery

Existing Members

Thank you for being a Member of the British Museum Friends.

Your Membership subscription is a donation that allows us to support the important work of the Museum. 

Although the Museum is temporarily closed, your support is now more vital than ever.

We want to make sure you are getting the most out of your Membership and will keep you updated on the best way to enjoy your benefits as we bring the Museum to you.


Contact the Membership Office

The Membership Office remains open while the Museum is closed to the public. Although we're temporarily inaccessible by phone, we remain fully accessible by email at and will respond to your query as soon as possible.

  • 09.30–17.30 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
  • 10.00–17.30 on Tuesdays
  • Closed on Saturdays and Sundays