Membership

Support the V&A as a Member. Enjoy our exhibitions for free and before they open to the public. You can also enjoy the museum from home with our weekly Membership emails that bring you digital tours of exhibitions, interviews with performers, artists and designers, and much more. Delve deeper with highlights from our world-class collections.

Your support is vital to us

Welcome to V&A Membership. Our Members help to keep the V&A at the heart of art and design.

As a V&A Member, we want you to feel at home – and learn about our work whether you live locally or abroad.

Thank you for your support

Thank you for your continuing support of the V&A as a Member. Your generosity is vital, particularly at this challenging time – helping us to expand and care for our magnificent collections, stage world-class exhibitions and share our galleries for free.

Our diverse programme of special exhibitions, talks, exclusive Members’ events, is carefully planned to enrich your knowledge, sharpen your interest, and elevate your enjoyment of the V&A. V&A Membership presents fantastic value, year after year. If you're not a Member yet, why not join today?

Renew Membership
Renew your Membership today to keep enjoying more ground-breaking exhibitions and exclusive events at the world's leading museum of art, design and performance. Upgrade to a Guest or Extra Card Membership and share your time at the V&A with friends and family.

book a visit

As we reopen, plan your visit or book a free, timed ticket to visit the collections or our special exhibitions.

Membership Events and Exclusive Views

Membership Events and Exclusive Views

Celebrate our fascinating collections and exhibitions with online talks from the world’s leading creative experts from the comfort of your own home.

When the museum is open, Members are the first to see new special exhibitions and displays with exclusive Members-only views. These are listed as ‘Events’ on the exhibition webpages and can also be found on the Membership Events programme page.

Contact us if you’re not signed up to receive our regular emails for news of upcoming events and talks programme: membershipevents@vam.ac.uk

Members' Room

Members' Room

Encounter a different perspective at the heart of your museum. Make each visit unique to you – whether enjoying a cup of tea, lunch from our all-day exclusive menu or a refreshing cocktail.

Shop discounts

As a Member, you can enjoy discounts and special offers courtesy of the V&A. In order to use your discount online, simply validate your Membership using your Membership number.

Advisory Group

Advisory Group

Chaired by the Museum's Head of Membership, the Membership Advisory Group (MAG) represents the interests of Members and provides a forum for discussion. The group is an important voice for Members, and meets three times each year. To propose a topic or a question for discussion at one of the meetings contact us at membershipevents@vam.ac.uk with 'MAG' in the subject field.

Upgrade or gift Membership

Upgrade or gift Membership


Upgrade Membership
Upgrade your existing Membership from an Individual to a Plus Guest for only £30 and enjoy unlimited visits to exhibitions and our Members' Room with a friend. A Plus Extra Card allows two named cardholders unlimited access to all exhibitions, plus a guest each.

To upgrade, please call us on +44 (0)20 7942 2271

Gift Membership

Unmissable exhibitions, exclusive access, unique events – the perfect present for any culture lover. A V&A Gift Membership treats them to a year of discovery and inspiration at the V&A.

Contact us

Contact us

If you have more questions about your Membership and how to visit, please consult our FAQs.

If you would like to know more how to best utilise your Membership, or you haven’t been receiving weekly updates from us, please email membership@vam.ac.uk or call us: +44 (0)20 7942 2271

Write to us

V&A Membership Office | Victoria and Albert Museum | South Kensington, London | SW7 2RL

In the museum

There are Membership Desks in the Blavatnik Hall and the Members' Room. You can also buy or renew a Membership at the Ticket Desk or in any of our shops.