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Museum Friends benefits

Museum Friends


Membership enquiries
Tel +61 2 6208 5108
Tel +61 2 6208 5141

Member event bookings
Tel +61 2 6208 5021

General Friends enquiries
Tel +61 2 6208 5048







Museum Friends benefits

At the Museum Friends, we endeavour to provide unique events, engaging programs and increased benefits for our Members. Your feedback is valuable to us and we’re always happy to have a conversation. Email us at We like to know what you enjoy most about our services and what we could do to better enhance your experience.

Benefits at the Museum

  • Exclusive previews and behind-the-scenes tours of all major exhibitions
  • Access to the Friends lounge
  • Access to the Museum's library
    Telephone +61 2 6208 5112 for library access
  • Subscription to The Museum magazine
  • Regular Friends newsletter with upcoming events, discounts and exclusive benefits.

Reciprocal benefits

  • Discounts on ticketed exhibitions or general entry
  • Discounts at shops and cafes
  • Access to members lounges

Benefits at other museums and galleries

Discounts at the Museum

  • Free entry for children under 16 to exhibitions and programs for Full members
  • Discounted entry to events and exhibitions at the Museum
  • 20% discount at the Museum Cafe
  • 10-12.5% discount in the Museum Shop
  • 2 for 1 entry to a paid exhibition for Essentials members

Museum Friend’s Lounge

Relax in our Museum Friends Lakeside Lounge (ground level access) and enjoy free access to wi-fi and complimentary refreshments, seven days a week.