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Under 26 Membership

Become a Member for £44

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
•    Exclusive Members' lectures, special events and out-of-hours experiences
•    Access to the Members' Room
•    A copy of the British Museum Magazine three times a year 
•    A 10% discount in the shops, cafés and restaurant

Save £10 when you set up a recurring annual payment via Direct Debit.

Choose your annual Under 26 Membership

Under 26 Membership

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

Under 26 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 Membership + additional card

  • Add an extra cardholder who can visit with you or on their own
  • Two people receive Membership cards

Under 26 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 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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