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Friends enjoy exclusive access to special events including our monthly Object Club and Time Traveller's Book Club. Our Friends Car Club special interest group is also exclusive to Friends.

Event Discovering Ancient Egypt – evening reception Time: 5.30pm–8pm Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2023 Ticket information: Costs apply Ticket information: Book tickets

Enjoy wine and canapes and gain behind-the-scenes insights into the Discovering Ancient Egypt exhibition from the Director, Dr Mathew Trinca, and other museum experts. Then explore the exhibition at your leisure in this private viewing. Exclusive to Friends, bookings essential. Join Friends

Object Club

Join us on the last Friday of each month as one of our Museum curators, conservators or other expert staff share their deep understanding of an object or exhibition. Free for Friends, bookings essential.

Object Club returns in February 2024.

Time Traveller's Book Club

Our Time Traveller’s Book Club is hosted by the Friends team on the last Tuesday of each month. Free for friends, bookings essential.

Book Club returns in February 2024.

Friends Car Club

Get in the fast lane and join our Friends Car Club to get up close and personal with motoring icons from across the globe, including Jack Brabham's BT23A-1 Repco V8, the Australian Six and the Bentley ‘S’ Series 3 used by Sir Robert Menzies.

Colour photograph of people inspecting car engines with their bonnets propped open at a car show.

Friends Car Club

Friends Car Club is a special interest group available exclusively to Friends. It costs $15 per adult per year. Benefits include:

  • Experiencing the Museum’s historic car collection and feasting your eyes on cars not currently on display.
  • Enjoying tailored events relating to the Museum’s vehicle collection.
  • Hearing about important collection updates and acquisitions throughout the year.
  • Priority access to any vehicle-related events at the Museum.

To join, please call Friends on +61 2 6208 5108 or email

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