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.

See membership types

Benefits include:

  • Unlimited entry to the Museum
  • Invitations to exhibition previews, private viewings and exclusive Friends events
  • Regular Friends Newsletter
  • Discounts to Museum events
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop and Online Shop
  • 25% discount on regular subscription price of Orientations Magazine
  • 25% discount on annual subscription to the Asian Art Newspaper
  • Free entry to Durham University Oriental Museum
  • Free entry to Bristol University 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.