Membership Terms and Conditions

Please see below for detailed terms and conditions of each Membership category, as of July 2016.

Become a member and get FREE general admission year round.

Membership terms and conditions

Family: Two named adults and all children under 18 at the same residential address. Only the two named, nominated adults can attend as part of this Membership.

Dual: Two named, nominated adults can attend as part of this Membership.

Family Plus: Two named adults and all children under 18 at the same residential address, plus one additional named nominated adult. Only the three named nominated adults can attend as part of this Membership.

Concession Single: Senior cardholders, pension card holders (including disability support and aged), Centrelink and Veterans Affairs cardholders, full time students and those residing more than 150km away from Sydney.

Concession Family: Senior cardholders, pension card holders (including disability support and aged), Centrelink and Veterans Affairs cardholders, full time students (both adults must hold a valid student card) and those residing more than 150km away from Sydney. Both adults in a concession family membership must hold a valid concession card to receive the concession price.

Examples of postcodes inside the 150km boundaries include: Katoomba – 2780, Lithgow - 2709 Bowral – 2576, Gosford – 2265, Kiama – 2533, Wollongong – 2500.

The following post codes are outside the 150km boundary: Newcastle – 2300, Nowra – 2540, Goulburn – 2580, Bathurst – 2795.

Memberships are not refundable or transferable.

Renewing: If your membership has expired more than 12 months ago you will incur the $10 joining fee

Free Ticket Offer

Free family tickets must be used for one visit, can not be separated for multiple visits

Discounts at affiliated organisations:

Please note that you must reside outside of the state you are visiting to be eligible for the offer. If you live within NSW and are solely a member of an affiliated organisation (and not an AM member) you are not eligible for the reciprocal benefits.

Questacon Members, who reside within 150km of the AM would be excluded from receiving the reciprocal benefits offered as part of the arrangement. AM Members who reside within 100km of Questacon would be excluded from receiving the reciprocal benefits offered as part of the arrangement.

What benefits am I eligible for as a Member of an affiliated organisation?

  • Free general admission to the Australian Museum (excluding all paid exhibitions)
  • 10% discount at the Australian Museum Store
  • 20% discount at the Museum’s eateries
  • Access to the members Lounge with complimentary refreshments
  • Members discounts on Museum events

When visiting the AM please remember to bring your affiliated membership card and valid ID showing your place of residence.

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Join the Australian Museum Members today and get FREE entry to the Museum year round.


Ms Jen Cork , Senior Digital Producer
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