Membership support is a vital contribution towards the running of the Museum. We welcome the contribution Friends bring to our community of East Asian art and culture enthusiasts. Friends’ engagement with fundraising has enabled us to undertake essential conservation work on rare objects in our collection.

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Benefits include:

  • Welcome pack
  • Free entry to the Museum
  • Friends’ exclusive events
  • Invitation to exhibition and previews plus 1 guest
  • Regular museum calendar of events and Friends’ News
  • 10% discount in the Museum shop (on products value £1 and over)
  • Discount on workshops and events
  • Use of the Museum’s library by appointment (extensive collection of books on Asian culture and arts)
  • Free entry to the Oriental Museum, Durham
  • Free entry to the University of Bristol Botanic Garden

How to Join:

You can join online or in person at the Museum during normal opening hours. For any enquiries, please contact Membership & Volunteer Coordinator at or call 01225 464640.

Cost of Annual Membership:

  • Single £18
  • Double (2 adults at the same address) £30
  • Family £36
  • Concessions £8

Payment Methods:

You can pay online with credit or debit card or in the Museum Shop by standing order, cheque (payable to The Museum of East Asian Art), cash, credit or debit card.