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Join today for unlimited free entry to the National Museum of Flight

Become a Member today from just £33

Get year-round free entry to the National Museum of Flight - plus discounts in our shops and cafés.

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Join today for a year of great benefits

  • Unlimited free entry to:
    • The National Museum of Flight
    • The National Museum of Rural Life
    • Our world class exhibitions at the National Museum of Scotland, including Anatomy: A Matter of Death and Life
  • Invitations to:
    • Previews of selected exhibitions
    • Exclusive Member events and experiences
  • Discounted entry to:
    • Edinburgh Castle for the National War Museum (10%)
    • Our fantastic programme of events for adults and families
  • Discounts in our cafés (20%) and shops (10%)
  • Behind the scenes news and in-depth articles in your Member magazine Explorer, published three times a year.

Choose to pay by Direct Debit and you’ll receive 15 months for the price of 12 in your first year!

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Enjoy unlimited free entry to the National Museum of Flight

Explore the history of aviation, uncover unforgettable stories and discover one of Europe's best collections of aircraft. Enjoy one of Scotland's top days out - all year round.

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Find the Membership that's right for you

Individual

£43 by Direct Debit or £46 by card/cheque

For one adult (16+) named on the Membership card.

Individual + Guest

£53 by Direct Debit or £59 by card/cheque

For one adult (16+) named on the Membership card, plus bring a guest along to our museums, exhibitions and Member events for free.

Joint

£53 by Direct Debit or £59 by card/cheque           

For two adults (16+) living at the same address each named on their own Membership card. They can visit together or separately.

Family

£64 by Direct Debit or £71 by card/cheque

For two adults (16+) living at the same address each named on their own Membership card and up to three children (5-16), or one adult and four children. Children under 5 go free at our museums and exhibitions.

Student

£33 by Direct Debit or £36 by card/cheque

For one student in full-time education (16+) named on the Membership card. Proof of eligibility is required.

Disabled

£33 by Direct Debit or £36 by card/cheque

For one disabled adult (16+) named on the Membership card, plus a carer/companion. This Membership is to encourage access for anyone who is presented with a barrier in visiting our museums due to a disability. Proof of eligibility is required.

Student Membership: proof of eligibility

This Membership is for one adult (16+) in full-time education. We accept the following as proof of student concessionary status:

  • Valid Student card
  • TOTUM card (formally NUS)

Upon joining and in order to validate your Membership, we ask that you please send us a photo/scan of your proof of concessionary status to membershipconcessions@nms.ac.uk. Please note this will only be used to check your eligibility, once your application is complete the data will be destroyed/deleted.

Disabled Membership: proof of eligibility

This Membership is for one adult (16+) who is presented with a barrier in visiting our museums due to a disability. It allows for you to bring a carer/companion with you for free to our museums, exhibitions and Member events.

The eligibility criteria are kept under review and may be updated from time to time. See below for what we currently accept:

  • PIP (Personal Independence Payment)
  • Disability Working Allowance for over 60s
  • Employment & Support Allowance
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
  • Disabled Person’s Tax Credit
  • Blue Badge

Upon joining and in order to validate your Membership, we ask that you please send us a photo/scan of your proof of concessionary status to membershipconcessions@nms.ac.uk. Please note this will only be used to check your eligibility, once your application is complete the data will be destroyed/deleted.

Further information about access for disabled visitors can be found for each of our museums here: National Museum of Scotland, National Museum of Flight, National Museum of Rural Life and the National War Museum.

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Other ways to join

Join in person

You can join in person at our information or ticket desks the next time you visit any of our museums. You can pay by Direct Debit, by credit/debit card or by cheque.

Join by phone

To join by phone and pay with a credit/debit card or by Direct Debit, please call 0131 247 4294.

Join by post

To join by post and pay by cheque or Direct Debit, download a Membership application form and return it to:

Membership
National Museums Scotland
Chambers Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1JF

Membership Application Form
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To receive a hard copy of our application form or to find out more information, please contact our Membership team.

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