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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

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

Opening times 
Monday–Friday: 10.00–15.00
Closed: weekends and bank holidays

Visit the Membership FAQs for the latest information.