Give Membership this Christmas

  • Set someone special on a journey through human history with 12 months of extraordinary exhibitions and special events

Gift Membership benefits

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Free, unlimited entry to all special exhibitions

From Siberian treasures to the world's oldest religious artefacts, your gift recipient will discover the greatest stories in the world told with the most remarkable objects in existence.

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A gold belt plaque in the form of a coiled panther. Siberia, 7th century BC. © The State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg, 2017. Photo: V Terebenin.

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Packed programme of exclusive events

Regular expert lectures and after-hours events will bring your gift recipient closer to the collection.

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Photo: Benedict Johnson

 Members' Room 

Members’ Room and the British Museum Magazine

Access to the comfortable Members’ Room and the British Museum Magazine mailed three times a year.

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