For a gift that lasts all year, give an IWM membership and support our historically important sites and world-leading collection.

Gift membership


  • HMSB membership
    IWM Membership


    - Unlimited free entry to Churchill War Rooms, HMS Belfast and IWM Duxford

    - Access to Member Private Views of exhibitions at IWM London and IWM North

    - Visiting our Museums during Members Hours and priority booking for selected public events

    - A subscription to Member E-News and regular updates and membership offers across all five museums

  • Duxford membership
    Premium IWM Membership


    All the benefits of IWM Membership plus:

    - Free access to public guided tours at IWM London

    - Invitations to exclusive member events and tours

    - 20% off standard Duxford Air Show tickets and access to the Premium Members Area

    - 15% discount in IWM Shops and Cafes

    - Discounts on selected public events

    - Premium Membership offers across all five museums


Buy Gift Membership

Give the gift of exciting days out from just £35.

Membership Premium Membership


£35 £55

Joint Adult

£55 £85

Family of 3

£55 £85

Family of 4

£75 £115

Family of 5

£85 £130

Activate a Gift Membership

If you have been given a gift membership, you will have a gift voucher in your pack which you will need to redeem in order for your membership to become active.

To redeem, please call the membership team on 0207 091 3000 or email us on You will need to have your voucher number and till reference.

We will then take your details and send a membership card to you in the post. Please allow time for this to arrive before visiting any of our sites and please note that you cannot redeem a voucher in person.

Welcome to a year of Membership and we look forward to seeing you at our sites!

Gift voucher
Gift Membership Frequently Asked Questions
Do I enter my details or the recipients?

Please enter your own details. The vouchers will be posted directly to you as the purchaser, sent special delivery within 7 working days.

It asks me to pick a date but I don’t know when they’ll be visiting?

We use a ticketing system and therefore a date is required. Please choose an arbitrary date as this will have no impact on your booking. The vouchers will be valid for one year from date of purchase irrespective of the date you choose.

How long are the vouchers valid?

The vouchers themselves are valid for one year from date of purchase, which will be written on the voucher. The recipient can redeem at any point in this year and their membership will start from date of redemption.

How long will it take my cards to arrive once I redeem my voucher?

While we endeavour to get cards sent out as soon as possible, membership cards can take up to two weeks to arrive once they have been redeemed. Please bear this in mind when redeeming as you will need to wait for your cards to arrive before visiting any of our sites.

How long will it take my voucher to arrive?

Vouchers are sent first class recorded within 7 working days.

Can I buy gift membership in person/over the phone?

You can buy gift membership at any of our sites in the shop, and you can also buy over the phone on 0207 091 3000. Please note that gift voucher purchases made over the phone carry a £5 administrative fee. Voucher bought over the phone will also be posted special delivery within 5 working days.

Can I redeem my voucher in person?

Currently we do not have the facility to redeem vouchers in person. Therefore please contact the membership team well in advance of any planned visits to ensure your membership cards arrive on time.

Can I upgrade my standard gift voucher to Premium when I redeem?

Yes! If you’ve been given a standard IWM Membership gift voucher but would like Premium, you can call the membership team on 0207 091 3000 and pay the difference when you redeem.

Can I add people to my membership when I redeem?

Yes! If you’d like to upgrade to a joint or family membership, call the membership team on 0207 091 3000 and pay the difference when you redeem.

When will my membership begin?

Memberships will run for twelve months from the day they are redeemed, however please note that your membership card can take up to two weeks to arrive following redemption .

Will I get an e-voucher if I buy online?

No. All vouchers are physical paper vouchers and will need to be posted out.