Members enjoy a range of exclusive benefits and support the work of National Museums Scotland. Join us from just £35.

Why become a Member?

  • Free entry and unlimited access to our special exhibitions
  • Free or reduced entry to our four museums*
  • Free or reduced tickets to talks and lectures
  • Exclusive Members events
  • 10% discount in all our shops
  • 20% discount in all our cafés
  • Be the first to know with our mailings and e-blasts
  • Explorer magazine delivered to your door three times a year.

Join now and choose to pay by Direct Debit and you will receive 15 months for the price of 12 in your first year! To join by Direct Debit please print and return the signed Membership application form. **

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How to renew your Membership

As a Member of National Museums Scotland you will be invited to renew your subscription each year around a month before it expires.
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Member events

Find out about forthcoming talks, lectures and events for National Museums Scotland Members.
Ming: The Golden Empire (1)


27 Jun - 19 Oct 2014
Discover the extraordinary story of the Ming dynasty, a period of China’s history marked by economic strength and a dramatic flourishing of the arts.

* National War Museum is inside Edinburgh Castle – our Members get 10% off Castle admission.

** Direct Debit cannot be done online.