Gift Membership

Treat a loved one to a Design Museum membership for unlimited free entry to all exhibitions. The last posting date for this holiday season is Tuesday 18 December 2018. Please ensure your order is placed before this date for timely arrival.

How to purchase

Gift Membership Purchasers are sent a receipt of their purchase and a follow-up email summarising the recipient’s membership benefits. Kindly please note gift memberships cannot be purchased by Direct Debit.

The membership begins on the chosen start date; please ensure you enter the date in DD/MM/YYYY format so your order can be processed correctly. The gift recipient will receive an email automatically on this start date to set up their online account (please note that the online account is not required to begin the membership). We won’t contact the person you are gifting before this date.

Membership cards are sent directly to the gift recipient after the membership start date you have selected to the address provided in the ‘Gift Membership Holder’s Postal Address’ field; allow 14 working days from the membership start date for this to reach your recipient by post. If an incomplete or incorrect address has been provided the membership pack will be sent to the billing address. Your recipient must give their name and the email address you submitted for them to book tickets to an exhibition or an event in absence of a membership card or temporary membership. If you have any questions get in touch with membership, citing your order number if available.

Gift membership

A card will be sent to you, the purchaser.

Gift membership

Inside the card is a temporary membership. The official pack is sent after the start date.

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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