Nebamun standing on a boat hunting in the marshes

Give the gift of Membership

We offer Individual and Under 26 Gift Membership

Set someone special on a journey through two million years of human history.

They'll enjoy 12 months of extraordinary exhibitions and special events while you donate to support our mission to be a Museum of the world for the world. We offer Individual Membership from £69 and Under 26 Membership from £49. Membership provides: 

  • Free, unlimited entry to all special exhibitions
  • Exclusive online and on-site Members' events
  • Access to the Members' Room
  • Regular mailings including the British Museum Magazine three times a year
  • A 10% discount in the Museum's shops, cafés and restaurants.

Save £10 when you set up a recurring annual payment via Direct Debit

See the Gift renewals page to renew someone's Gift Membership. 

Choose your annual Individual Gift Membership

Individual Gift Membership

  • One Membership card
  • The gift recipient can visit on their own and enjoy the full benefits of Membership

Individual Gift Membership + 1 guest

  • One Membership card
  • The gift recipient can bring a different guest each time they visit

Individual Gift Membership + additional card

  • Two Membership cards
  • The additional cardholder can visit with the gift recipient or on their own

Individual Gift Membership + additional card + 2 guests

  • Our best value Gift Individual Membership package
  • Two Membership cards
  • Both cardholders can bring a different guest each time they visit

Give Under 26 Membership as a gift

Under 26 Gift Membership

  • One Membership card
  • The gift recipient can visit on their own and enjoy the full benefits of Membership

Under 26 Gift Membership + 1 guest

  • One Membership card
  • The gift recipient can bring a different guest each time they visit

Under 26 Gift Membership + additional card

  • Two Membership cards
  • The additional cardholder can visit with the gift recipient or on their own

Under 26 Gift Membership + additional card + 2 guests

  • Our best value Gift Under 26 Membership package
  • Two Membership cards
  • Both cardholders can bring a different guest each time they visit

Contact the Membership Office

The Membership Office will remain open while the Museum is closed to the public. Please note we'll be working remotely and will not be contactable by phone.

Get in touch via email at friends@britishmuseum.org and we'll respond to your query as soon as possible.

Visit the Membership FAQs for the latest information.