Membership prices and benefits

2 adults and 4 children up to 16 years.
Additional child $7
Add a child membership $17
Students, pensioner/seniors or health care card holders.
Add a child membership $17
Premium Adult
Premium Duo
Perfect for friends or couples

As a Museum Member you will enjoy:

Switch to a Premium Membership and get even more!


  • 10% discount at Melbourne Museum, Scienceworks and Immigration Museum shops and cafés
  • Discounted rates at Melbourne Museum car park - scan your membership card (or your temporary membership PDF on your phone) on exit at the closest pay station
  • 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)3
  • Australian National Maritime Museum (Sydney)4
  • Discovery Science and Technology Centre (Bendigo)5
  • Powerhouse Museum (Sydney)
  • Questacon (Canberra)6
  • Science Alive! (Christchurch, NZ)
  • Queensland Museum (Brisbane)7
  • Science Space (Wollongong)8
  • SciTech Discovery Centre (Perth)
  • South Australian Museum (Adelaide)9
  • The Museums Discovery Centre (Castle Hill, NSW)
  • Sydney Observatory (Sydney)
  • National Museum Australia (Canberra)10

Reciprocal benefits are subject to change without advanced notice.

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.


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 Free entry and 10% discount to the Museum Shop and Café available only to Museum Members residing outside of NSW. 

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

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

6 Reciprocal membership benefits at Questacon have temporarily changed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions. Questacon is temporarily offering discounted paid tickets for Museum Members (as for Questacon members) . Book as ‘’Member/Reciprocal’’ and produce Museum Members card on arrival. All tickets must be purchase online prior to your visit.

7 Free entry to SparkLab, Sciencentre and 10% discount at the Museum Shop and Café.

8 Reciprocal membership benefits at Science Space have temporarily changed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic restrictions. Science Space is temporarily offering 50% discounted entry to Science Space, the planetarium and science shows for Museum Members residing outside NSW.

9 Access to 50% discount off major ticketed exhibitions and 15% discount in Museum Shop and Museum Café for Museum Members residing outside of SA.

10 Free general entry, access to Friends ticket prices for exhibition entry, 10% discount in Museum Shop and Museum Café and entry into the Friends Lounge.

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