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Join Derby Museums Friends

Becoming a Friend is a fantastic way to show your support for Derby Museums, and as a thank you, you will enjoy some great benefits which will help you get the most out of your museum.

We offer both Individual and Family memberships, so whether you want to take advantage of free entry to our series of Friends talks, or are looking for new ways to create and discover as a family, we have a membership package to suit what you love most about Derby Museums. A Friend membership also makes a great present for someone who enjoys visiting Derby Museums.

How to join

You can become a member by visiting our online shop or selecting a Direct Debit link below. You can also pick up a leaflet from either the Museum and Art Gallery or Pickford’s House

Individual membership, £26 per annum

  • Events programme exclusive to our Friends including socials
  • Free entry to our programme of ‘Friends talks’
  • An exclusive e-newsletter, The Orrery, including articles and the latest news and information on upcoming events published every 4 months (This is available as a printed version for a small donation of £6).
  • 10% discount in our café and shops

If you are aged 25 or under, you can enjoy these benefits for only £10! Come into the museums to complete a membership form.

To set up a Direct Debit please choose and click on the following links

Individual Membership

Individual Membership & Printed Orrery

Individual + guest membership, £31 per annum

With our Individual + Guest Membership you can receive all the same benefits as our Individual Membership, with the additional bonus of bringing someone along with you to any of our Friends events!

To set up a Direct Debit please choose and click on the following links

Joint Membership

Joint membership & Printed Orrery

Family membership, £35 per annum

Covers 2 adults and up to 4 children under 16

  • Advanced Notice for family events
  • Free entry to our programme of ‘Friends talks’
  • An exclusive e-newsletter, The Orrery, including articles and the latest news and information on upcoming events published every 4 months (This is available as a printed version for a small donation of £6).
  • 10% discount in our café and shops
  • Free entry to our museum trails

To set up a Direct Debit please choose and click on the following links

Family Membership

Family Membership & Printed Orrery

Lifetime membership option from £260

Derby Museums now offers the option to purchase lifetime membership with a discounted option for members over 65. Life membership options range from £260 – £470. You can become a life member of the Derby Museums Friends via our online shop 

How your membership will help

As a registered charity, Derby Museums relies on the generosity of all our supporters to help keep the museums and our collections fantastic and free for everyone. That’s why every Friend is important to us. With your support, we can continue to create opportunities for lifelong learning and enjoyment.

If you would like to find out more about becoming a Friend or have any further questions regarding payments please contact [email protected] or call 01332 641901.