Membership

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Three great museums, one membership

A Museum Membership will give you free, unlimited access to an infinite world of discovery.

Exclusive benefits

Museum entry

  • Unlimited free general entry at Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks and Immigration Museum1
  • Express entry at Melbourne Museum and Scienceworks

Discounts

  • Discounts at IMAX Melbourne2, Lightning Room and Melbourne Planetarium
  • Discounts on touring exhibitions, parking, shops and cafes
  • Free general entry and benefits at our partner venues

Only for members

  • Exclusive events, tours and viewings
  • Pre-sale opportunities and early bird information
  • Quarterly Discover magazine
Household $79
2 adults and 4 children up to 16 yearsAdditional child memberships $6
Adult $50
Add a child membership for $16
Concession* $34
Add a child membership for $16*Students, pensioners/seniors or health care card holders

Discounts at our museums

  • 10% discount at Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks and Immigration Museum shops
  • 10% discount at Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks and Immigration Museum cafés
  • Discounted rates at Melbourne Museum car park
  • Discounts on touring exhibitions tickets
  • Discounted tickets for the Lightning Room and Melbourne Planetarium at Scienceworks
  • Discounts for Royal Exhibition Building tours
  • Discounted ticket prices at IMAX Melbourne

Free entry at partner venues

Your Museum Members card gets you free general entry at our interstate and international partner venues:

  • Australian Museum (Sydney)4
  • Australian National Maritime Museum (Sydney)5
  • Discovery Science and Technology Centre (Bendigo)6
  • Powerhouse Museum (Sydney)
  • Questacon (Canberra)7
  • Science Alive! (Christchurch, NZ)
  • Science Centre (Brisbane)
  • Science Centre (Wollongong)4
  • SciTech Discovery Centre (Perth)
  • South Australian Museum (Adelaide)8
  • National Museum Australia (Canberra)9

Reciprocal benefits are subject to change without advanced notice.

Special offers

Musica Viva

Receive a 10% discount on single tickets to Musica Viva's 2018 International Concert Season. Quote promo code BENEFIT2018 at the point of purchase. Call 1800 688 482 or visit the Musica Viva website. Offer excludes special events, galas, concession tickets and Under 30 discounts and cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion. Single tickets will available from Wed 8 November 2017.

Mantra Group

Receive 15% off best available rate to all Mantra hotels throughout Melbourne. Use promotion code "MuseumMembers" when booking at mantrahotels.com. Terms and conditions apply. Discount available for travel 01/05/2017 to 31/04/2018. Subject to availability and cannot be used in conjunction with other discounted offers.

Exclusive member-only events

Your membership gives you access to an array of previews, programs and events every year. We'll let you know about upcoming events via email and through our Discover magazine.

Supporting our museums

Your membership helps us preserve Victoria's State collection of more than 17 million objects for future generations to enjoy.

It also supports research activities of a team of scientists and historians and contributes to the development of new exhibitions and projects.

Other ways to join

Museum memberships are non-refundable and applications are subject to Museum Members terms and conditions.

Visited one of our museums in the last 7 days?

Upgrade your admission to a membership and only pay the difference. If you have visited one of our museums in the past 7 days and would like to upgrade your admission to a membership please call 13 11 02 (not available online).3

Lost your card?

Replacement cards cost $5 each and can be ordered over the phone by calling 13 11 02, or at the ticket desk of one of our museums next time you visit.

Contact us

Call 13 11 02 or email us at members@museum.vic.gov.au.

Museum membership applications are subject to Museum Members terms and conditions.

Baby looking in a mirror

The Museum Generation

To celebrate the new Pauline Gandel Children's Gallery at Melbourne Museum and to congratulate a new generation of children to our museums, Museums Victoria will be giving every baby born, fostered or adopted in Victoria in 2017 a free six-month Museums Victoria Membership.

Disclaimers

1 General entry excludes touring exhibitions, IMAX Melbourne, Royal Exhibition Building events, Melbourne Planetarium and Lightning Room.

2 Not available in conjunction with any other offers.

3 Upgrade cannot be processed online. Upgrade must be processed within seven days of your visit and must be done in person at any of our museums or over the phone by calling 13 11 02 (10am-4pm Monday to Sunday excluding Christmas Day and Good Friday). Proof of purchase required. Valid only for Museums Victoria entry tickets being upgraded to a Museums Victoria membership (excludes touring exhibitions, IMAX Melbourne, Royal Exhibition Building events, Melbourne Planetarium & Lightning Room).

4 Free entry available only to Museum Members residing outside of NSW.

5 Free entry to museum plus discount to ships/submarine berthed at museum.

6 Free entry available only for Museum Members residing outside of a 75Km radius of the Discovery Centre.

7 Free entry available only to Museum Members residing outside of a 100km radius of Questacon

8 Access to 50% discount off major ticketed exhibitions and 10% discount in Museum Shop and Museum Café for Museum Members residing outside of SA.

9 Access to 50% discount off major ticketed exhibitions, 10% discount in Museum Shop and Museum Café and entry into the Friends Lounge.

10Reciprocal benefits are subject to change without advanced notice.

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