Gift membership

The perfect gift for your friends, loved ones and colleagues
Are you looking for the perfect present?

Museums Association (MA) membership is a fantastic gift for anyone working in or with museums.

Membership to the MA has many benefits including:

Free entry to museums and exhibitions with your membership card

Museums Journal monthly (11 issues a year) and online archive

Museum Practice online and full archive

• Substantial discounts on MA conference, MP seminars and other events

Individual membership of the MA starts from as little as £48. For a full list of benefits, read more about becoming an individual member.

We will send out a special gift pack including a greeting card for your own personal message, an MA membership card and a welcome letter made out to the recipient. This will be sent to the purchaser of the gift membership. If you would like the gift pack to be sent directly to the recipient, please email after purchasing. 

Please note, if you purchase a gift membership with a start date that is in the future the gift membership pack will not be dispatched until the week prior to the selected start date. 

Christmas gift?

Purchase gift membership before Monday 16 December to make sure it arrives in time for Christmas day.

All Christmas gift purchases must have a membership start date of no later than 1 January 2020. Memberships purchased with a start date of 1 February 2020 or later will be sent in the new year.

Purchasing and fees
Purchase a gift membership here and select from our essential, full or concessionary rates.

For more information, read more about individual membership.
Our current membership structure launched on 1 April 2019 – find out more about recent changes to membership here or take a look at our membership FAQs.