Statue of the dying Achilles complete with arrow passing through his heel

Refund your exhibition ticket

Refund your exhibition ticket

Become a Member and redeem the price of your exhibition ticket(s).

If you've already purchased an exhibition ticket and would like to become a Member then you can redeem the price of your exhibition ticket(s) when you purchase Membership on the day of your visit. Take your ticket(s) to the Membership Desk in the Great Court and speak to a member of staff.

From just £64 a year (with discounts for those aged Under 26), Membership makes visits to the Museum a cultural adventure with:

  • Free unlimited entry to exhibitions
  • Use of an exclusive Members' Room
  • A programme of special events
  • And many more benefits.

Want to know more? Contact the Membership office:
Tel: +44 (0)20 7323 8195
Email: friends@britishmuseum.org 

Great reasons to join now

Enjoy your benefits immediately
As soon as you join online, you can begin enjoying the benefits of Membership. You're able to access exhibitions on the day you join – just visit the Membership Desk in the Great Court and show your receipt email.

Visit again and again
The British Museum exhibitions are exceptional. As a Member, you can return to each exhibition as many times as you want. Add a guest facility and take a friend with you each time you visit.

Help The British Museum be a museum of the world, for the world
Your Membership fee is a donation to The British Museum Friends. From loaning objects around the UK and the rest of the world and conducting academic research, the scope of our work couldn't be achieved without additional support. 

Contact the Membership Office

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

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

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