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

To our Members, thank you for your continued loyalty through these uncertain times. Your support has enabled us to protect our collections and to ensure they are available for people to enjoy today and in the future. Thank you.   

The Membership team are currently working from home - if you have any questions please email and we will get back to you as soon as we can. 


  • Unlimited free entry to all our world class exhibitions
  • Invitations to exclusive Member Previews for selected exhibitions
  • Invitations to exclusive Member events and experiences throughout the year
  • Free or discounted entry to our fantastic programme of events across all our museums
  • Unlimited free entry to the National Museum of Flight
  • Unlimited free entry to the National Museum of Rural Life
  • Behind the scenes news and in-depth articles in your Member magazine Explorer

You will also get: 

  • 20% discount in our cafes 
  • 10% discount in our museum shops and online shop
  • 10% off entry to Edinburgh Castle for the National War Museum 

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Freepost EH2842

Tel: 0131 247 4294

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