Gift Membership

Treat a loved one to a Design Museum membership for unlimited free entry to all exhibitions.

Membership explained

Gift Membership Purchasers are sent a receipt of their purchase and a follow-up email summarising your recipient’s membership benefits.

Membership benefits are available to use from the start date you have selected; your recipient will receive an email automatically on this start date to set up their account. Your recipient must give their name and the email address you submitted to book tickets to an exhibition or an event in absence of a membership card.

but which membership?

Member Plus (£75 per annum)

Member Plus members are entitled to the following for the duration of their membership, beginning from the date you select as the membership start date:

• Unlimited free access to all temporary exhibitions, plus a guest and up to three children aged 15 and under when attending with the named member

• Skip the queues – no need to book a ticket in advance; simply show the membership card

• Invitations to member-only events including Lates and out of hours access to the exhibitions

• Monthly e-newsletter with information about what is going on at the museum and upcoming events, plus news and offers from our partners. Make sure you include their up-to-date email address so they don't miss out.

• Up to 25% off select events and a member-only priority booking period each season

• 10% discount in the Design Museum shops

• 20% discount on food and drink from the café, plus free tea or filter coffee from 10am-12pm and 3pm-5:30pm

Student (£45 per annum)

Students must be enrolled in full-time or part-time education at the time of application; proof is required to purchase. Student members are entitled to the following for the duration of their membership, beginning from the date you select as the membership start date:

• Unlimited free access to all temporary exhibitions and up to three children aged 15 and under when attending with the named member

• Skip the queues – no need to book a ticket in advance; simply show the membership card

• Invitations to member-only events including Lates and out of hours access to the exhibitions

• Monthly e-newsletter with information about what is going on at the museum and upcoming events, plus news and offers from our partners. Make sure you include their up-to-date email address so they don't miss out.

• Up to 25% off select events and a member-only priority booking period each season

• 10% discount in the Design Museum shops

• 20% discount on food and drink from the café, plus free tea or filter coffee from 10am-12pm and 3pm-5:30pm

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Get in touch

Membership cards are sent directly to the recipient after the membership start date you have selected to the address provided in the ‘Gift Membership Holder’s Postal Address’ field; please allow 14 working days after the start date for this to reach your recipient by post. When a complete and correct address has not been provided the membership pack will be sent to the billing address. If you would like to request a letter confirming the membership to give to your recipient, please contact membership and include your order number.

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