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DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition

Join Museum Friends to receive exclusive benefits, from as little as $45 a year.

New Museum Friends special offer

Every new Museum Friend receives a free ticket to DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition.

For example, if you join for yourself and one additional adult, you will receive two adult tickets to DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition.

How to collect:

  • Pick up your free tickets from our Friends membership office, 9.30am to 4.30pm weekdays.
  • On weekends, collect your free tickets from the Information Desk on showing your membership confirmation email.
  • Please allow three weeks to receive your membership welcome pack by post. You are welcome to collect a temporary membership card from the Friends Lounge in the interim if needed.
  • Note that tickets are valid for any day and are non-transferable and non-refundable.

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Existing Friends special offer

  • All current Friends members are entitled to one free ticket to DreamWorks Animation: The Exhibition.
  • Additional adult tickets are at the Friends price of $14.
  • MKids (aged 3–12 years) enjoy free entry to the exhibition.

For example, if you are a family of two adults and two children (12 years and under) then you are entitled to one free adult ticket and you will only need to purchase a ticket for the second adult (at the Friends price of $14).

How to collect:

  • Pick up your free tickets from our Friends membership office, 9.30am to 4.30pm weekdays.
  • Note that tickets are valid for any day and are non-transferable and non-refundable.
  • Please have your current membership card with you to present on request.

Join Museum Friends

Love the National Museum? Join Museum Friends and show your support for our collection and exhibitions.


  • Discounted entry to major exhibitions
  • Exclusive previews and behind-the-scenes tours of major exhibitions
  • 10% discount at the Museum Shop and the Museum Cafe
  • Exclusive Friends-only events
  • Mkids 3 to 12 years free or discounted entry to exhibitions and school holiday activities
  • Subscription to The Museum magazine (one magazine per membership)
  • Access to the Friends lakeside lounge
  • Regular Friends updates and special offers
  • Reciprocal benefits at other museums and galleries
  • Join the Museum Friends Car Club

Membership groups

Individual and group

Take advantage of all of our member benefits and add additional members as you build your own membership group.

Cost: $45 for individual membership

You can then add:

  • $15 per additional adult
  • $5 per additional child (3–16 years only)

Memberships are paid annually.

Mkids – for children 3 to 12

Exclusively for children in membership groups. Free entry to exhibitions and discounted school holiday activities.

Cost: $5

Gift membership

Are you searching for a unique gift for a special occasion? Share our passion for history and heritage with an individual or group gift membership.

To purchase please phone +61 2 6208 5108 (business hours) or email

Terms and conditions

  • Friends membership is valid until the expiry date printed on your membership card
  • Membership is not transferable or refundable
  • Member benefits apply only to the people listed on your membership
  • You must produce your membership card to obtain the benefit
  • Member prices, events, benefits, reciprocal arrangements and terms are subject to change at the Museum’s discretion
  • It is your responsibility to notify the National Museum of any change of address or contact information
  • If your card is lost or stolen, please notify us as soon as possible to organise a replacement card
  • The Museum has no control over the reciprocal benefits offered by other museums and galleries, or special offers made by our external partners. The Museum is not responsible for any changes to benefits or offers made by those organisations.

Contact us

Membership enquiries
Phone +61 2 6208 5108 weekdays

Phone +61 2 6208 5021 weekdays

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