Exclusive benefits

Event at the British Museum

Evening events

Enjoy exclusive Members evenings 

See the current exhibitions, and enjoy a range of free activities and talks.

All events for Members 

 Members' Room

Access to the Members' Room

Spectacular view overlooking the Great Court 

Breathtaking views, easily accessible from the galleries with enhanced facilities including servery, lounge and study area.

More about the Members' Room 

Restaurant meal

Special offers and discounts

10% off at Museum shops and cafés as well as exclusive offers at hotels, restaurants and more.

All special offers for Members 

Museum lecture

Lecture programme

Exclusive lecture series presented by world experts on topical themes. Series runs throughout the year. Fees apply for Members' lectures.

All events for Members 


Free Museum publications

Three magazines a year with articles about exhibitions, research and acquisitions plus What's on guide every two months.

Direct Debit

Paying by Direct Debit reduces administration costs.

Direct Debit is convenient and safe and it helps us to keep administration costs low. You are fully protected by the Direct Debit guarantee and can cancel future payments at any time by contacting your bank.


Gift Aid

Support the Museum at no extra cost to you.

If you are a UK tax payer, using Gift Aid means that for every pound you give, the Museum gets an extra 25 pence from HM Revenue and Customs.

The British Museum Friends is a registered charity, number 1086080 and a limited company registered in England, number 4133346.