Members Room

Members' Room 

Key information

Opening times

Daily: 10.00–17.30
Fridays: 10.00–20.30 
Closing starts from 17.20 (20.20 on Fridays)
Last orders are taken 30 minutes before closing

A haven away from the crowds.

The Members' Room is a perfect setting to take time out over coffee or lunch and plan or reflect upon your visit. 

It boasts magnificent views over the Great Court's two-acre space and provides a window onto the acclaimed roof designed by Norman Foster. Located above the Sainsbury Exhibition Gallery, it provides quick and easy access to our major exhibitions.

Facilities include a Members' café, a study area and free wifi.

Members' Room information.

Contact the Membership Office

The Membership Office is open:

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

Phone: +44 (0)20 7323 8195

You can also contact us by post:

The British Museum Friends
Great Russell Street

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