Gift membership

Hintze Hall atrium and statue of Darwin

Activate your membership

Have you received a Museum gift membership? Activate it instantly to access your benefits.

A Natural History Museum membership is a thoughtful and unique gift for friends and family.

Gift membership is easy to buy online, comes in an elegant gift envelope, and can be delivered to you or directly to the recipient. 

The gift envelope contains an activation code. The code is valid for a full 12 months so the recipient can choose to start their membership at a time that suits them. Instructions for activating your gift membership will be included in the pack.

Gift membership options

Adult membership

One adult, with one optional extra guest

from £73

Joint adult membership

Two adults at the same address, with two optional extra guests

from £95


Family membership (two adults)

Two adults and up to four children, with two optional extra guests

from £102


Family membership (one adult)

One adult and up to four children, with one optional extra guest

from £80


Membership benefits

A whole year of exhibitions, events, access to our leading scientists and a range of exclusive discounts - a Natural History Museum membership is the perfect gift for any occasion.

They will receive:

  • free, unlimited entry to all ticketed exhibitions

  • access to exclusive Member events and private views

  • Members' magazine, evolve, and with family membership, kids' magazine WILD WORLD

  • exclusive access to the Anning Rooms, a suite of rooms for Members and Patrons

  • free use of the cloakrooms

  • discounts at the Museum's shops, cafes and restaurants

  • save 10% on events like Dino Snores and Crime Scene Live

  • add guests to the membership so the gift recipient can attend exhibitions with a friend


Your support is important to us

Your membership supports critical scientific research and education programmes as well as the preservation of our collections for future generations.

Contact us

Call the Membership team from 9.00-17.00, Monday to Friday (except bank holidays) on +44 (0)20 7942 5792.

Buy a gift membership for your friends and family today