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 £74 and Under 26 Membership from £54. Membership provides: 

  • Free, unlimited entry to all special exhibitions
  • Exclusive Members' lectures, special events and out-of-hours experiences
  • Access to the Members' Room
  • Regular mailings including the British Museum Magazine three time a year
  • A 10% discount in the Museum’s shops, cafés and restaurants

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

Choose your annual Individual Gift Membership

Individual Gift Membership

  • They can visit on their own and enjoy the full benefits of Membership
  • One person receives a Membership card

Individual Gift Membership + 1 guest

  • Bring a guest into exhibitions and the Members’ Room
  • One person receives a Membership card and can bring a different guest each time they visit

Individual Gift Membership + additional card

  • Add an extra cardholder who can visit with the gift recipient or on their own
  • Two people receive Membership cards

Individual Gift Membership + additional card + 2 guests

  • Our best value Gift Individual Membership package - both cardholders can bring a guest with them
  • Two people receive Membership cards and both can bring a guest

Give Under 26 Membership as a Gift

Under 26 Gift Membership

  • They can visit on their own and enjoy the full benefits of Membership
  • One person receives a Membership card

Under 26 Gift Membership + 1 guest

  • Bring a guest into exhibitions and the Members’ Room
  • One person receives a Membership card and can bring a different guest each time they visit

Under 26 Gift Membership + additional card

  • Add an extra cardholder who can visit with the gift recipient or on their own
  • Two people receive Membership cards

Under 26 Gift Membership + additional card + 2 guests

  • Our best value Gift Under 26 Membership package – both cardholders can each bring a guest with them
  • Two people receive Membership cards and both can bring a guest

FAQs

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 friends@britishmuseum.org 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

Email: friends@britishmuseum.org