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Under 26 Membership

Become a Member for £49

Become a Member

As an Under 26 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
  • Special programme of Members' events
  • Exclusive 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 offer a discounted rate for those with a disability or access consideration. This comprises an Individual Membership plus a free guest to best facilitate access to your Membership benefits and provide you the flexibility to bring a companion when visiting. For more information or to arrange this Membership, please contact the Membership Office and we are very happy to assist further.

Choose your annual Under 26 Membership

Under 26 Membership

  • One Membership card
  • Visit on your own and enjoy the full benefits of Membership

Under 26 Membership + 1 guest

  • One Membership card
  • Share the Membership benefits with a different guest each time you visit

Under 26 Membership + additional card

  • Two Membership cards
  • The additional cardholder can visit with you or on their own
  • Both people must live at the same address (only one copy of Membership mailings will be sent)

Under 26 Membership + additional card + 2 guests

  • Our best value Membership package
  • Two Membership cards
  • Both cardholders can bring a different guest each time they visit
  • Both people must live at the same address (only one copy of Membership mailings will be sent)

Contact the Membership Office

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

Opening times 
Monday–Friday: 10.00–16.00
Closed: weekends and bank holidays

Visit the Membership FAQs for the latest information.