Give the gift of IWM membership and help protect our world-leading collections and historically important sites for generations to come. Members enjoy a host of benefits including free entry to HMS Belfast, IWM Duxford, Churchill War Rooms – plus much more.

The perfect present for history lovers

  • Members' Welcome Pack and Welcome Event
  • Free entry to our charging sites: IWM Duxford, Churchill War Rooms and HMS Belfast
  • 10% discount on Duxford Air Show tickets & access to members area. Free entry to Duxford Flying Days.
  • 10% discount in shops (online and in branch)*
  • Priority booking on selected events & exhibitions
  • Regular members' eNews and updates

*Certain exclusions apply. Please see our membership terms and conditions.

Buy Gift Membership

Digital gift vouchers are available - perfect for last minute shoppers!


Individual Adult

1 adult


Joint Adult

2 adults


1 Adult Family

1 adult and up to 6 children


2 Adult Family

2 adults and up to 6 children


Activate a Gift Membership

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Activate a Gift Membership

Gift membership vouchers can be redeemed online

You will need to enter the voucher code which can be found in the top left box of your gift voucher.

You can also redeem your gift voucher over the phone by calling 0207 416 5000, or by visiting us in branch.

We look forward to welcoming you to your IWM membership!

If for any reason you need assistance with redeeming a gift voucher please get in touch via email at [email protected]

IWM Gift Membership

IWM members are helping to:

  • Protect over 35.5 million items in our collection, from uniforms and aircraft, to diaries and medals
  • Fund our schools programme to ensure the impact of war is never forgotten
  • Deliver our exhibitions programme
  • Improve wellbeing and connectivity by funding our volunteer programme

Stories that deserve to be heard

This video shows how IWM’s extensive film footage was brought to the big screen for the transformative documentary directed by Peter Jackson. The result changed the way we see the First World War. Your purchase helps ensure we can preserve our collections for future generations and use them to educate and inspire in new and innovative ways.

Gift Membership Frequently Asked Questions

You can choose to have the membership welcome pack and cards delivered either to yourself or directly to the recipient by email or post.

IWM gift vouchers are valid for one year from date of purchase. The recipient can redeem their gift voucher at any point in this 12-month period and their membership will start from the date of redemption.

If you have chosen to receive a membership welcome pack and membership cards in the post, these will be sent to you within 14 working days once your voucher has been redeemed. All members will automatically receive an e-membership card to download as a pass in your phone wallet (Apple or Google Android) allowing access to your membership benefits straightaway. You will also receive an email where you can print your e-membership card.

You will automatically receive an e-voucher when you purchase a gift membership however if you choose to also receive a physical voucher in the post, please allow up to 7 working days for this to be delivered.

If you would like to upgrade your membership you can email us at [email protected] or call us on 0207 416 5000 and we will be able to assist you.

Yes, all purchasers will receive an e-voucher when purchasing online which they will be able to print.

Yes, if the name of the recipient of the gift membership needs to be amended please contact us on [email protected] or phone 0207 416 5000.