A big group of children at a Museum sleepover wearing masks they made themselves

Young Friends

Key information

For ages 8–15

Become a Young Friend from £25

The perfect gift for 8–15 year olds with curious minds and a sense of adventure!

Give them a year to discover two million years of human history with a Young Friend Membership. From fun-packed sleepovers to e-newsletters and the Young Friends' magazine, learn the stories of the remarkable people who came before us.

Young Friend benefits:

  • Discounted entry to sleepovers – experience the Museum after dark and learn all about a specially selected historical theme
  • Remus magazine three times a year and fun-packed regular e-newsletters
  • Discounts – enjoy 10% off in Museum shops and cafés (not including alcohol and the Great Court Restaurant)
  • Membership bag and goodies on joining
  • Birthday card.

Save £5 when you set up a recurring annual payment via Direct Debit.

Buy Young Friend Membership

Purchase a new Young Friend Membership

Young Friends must be 8–15 years old at the date of sign-up

Renew an existing Young Friend Membership

Give the gift of another year of Young Friend Membership

Young Friends quote

It was really cool to look at artefacts that were 3,000 years old and imagine that the mummies were once real humans. I learnt my name in hieroglyphs and drew amulets – very fun!

Eva, aged 12

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.