Our Members are at the heart of everything we do. 

Our diverse programme of special exhibitions, talks and exclusive Members’ events is carefully planned to enrich your knowledge, and elevate your enjoyment of the V&A. V&A Membership presents fantastic value, year after year.

If you've already joined, thank you for your continuing support. Your generosity is vital – helping us to expand and care for our magnificent collections, stage world-class exhibitions and share our incredible stories of creativity around the world. Remember that as a Member you no longer need to book to see an exhibition at any V&A venue.

If you're not a V&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 family of sites with friends and family.

Membership events and exclusive views

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

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

Contact us if you’re not signed up to receive our regular emails for news of upcoming events and talks programme:

Members' Room

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

See more about the V&A Members' Room.

Shop discounts

As a Member, you can enjoy discounts and special offers courtesy of the V&A Shops. To use your discount online, simply create a V&A Shop account using the email address associated with your Membership. Your Shop discount will be automatically applied to your basket. If you are not sure which email address we hold for you please contact us at

Upgrade or Gift Membership

Upgrade Membership

Upgrade your existing Membership from an Individual to a Plus Guest for only £35 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

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 use your Membership, or you haven’t been receiving weekly updates from us, please email 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 Grand Entrance and the Members' Room. You can also buy or renew a Membership at the ticket desk or in any of our shops.

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. To propose a question for discussion at one of the meetings contact us at with 'MAG' in the subject field.