Become a Member
Become a Member
As an Individual Member, you'll enjoy 12 months of benefits while donating to support our mission to be a museum of the world, for the world. 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 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.
We have a discounted rate for those aged under 26.
Choose your annual Individual Membership
- Visit on your own and enjoy the full benefits of Membership
- One person receives a Membership card
Individual 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 Membership + additional card
- Add an extra cardholder who can visit with you or on their own
- Two people receive Membership cards
Individual Membership + additional card + 2 guests
- Our best value Membership package – you and your second cardholder can each bring a guest with you
- Two people receive Membership cards and both can bring a guest
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll respond to your query as soon as possible.
Visit the Membership FAQs for the latest information.