Member benefits and pricing Join the Auckland Museum Institute and enjoy the benefits and advantages of membership to an organisation that has been supporting Auckland Museum for over 140 years. The Institute operates the Friends of Auckland Museum and has been the Auckland Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand since 1868. These partnerships provide rich opportunities to participate in Museum life, and to hear from excellent local and international speakers on a broad range of topics. join/renew now Membership benefits In addition to lectures, we organise field trips, family events and behind-the-scenes opportunities. Members receive early notification of Museum, Institute and Royal Society events via regular email updates and offers, enabling preferential and discounted booking. Entitlements Exclusive invitations to the Auckland Museum events programme Voting rights Affiliate benefits Pricing options All memberships are annual and include GST. Household - $70 Up to two adults and up to 6 children at the same address Individual adult - $50 Concession - $35 Senior, Student, Volunteer Kids plus - $35 Membership for a child under 13. Group - POA How to join You can renew your membership or join Friends of the Museum or Museum Circle online. join/renew now Or, for Friends of the Museum, membership you can download a form to fill in and send back. Friends of Auckland Museum - join or renew membership Last updated on: 14 Aug 2013 | File Size: 220 kB Once your application has been processed your start-up pack will be sent to you. This contains the latest Seasonal Guide, your Membership card and a Members' Lounge access card for adult members. Please contact us if you need help with selecting the membership category that suits you best, to renew your membership, or any othermembership enquiries. Additional information The Auckland Museum Institute operates Friends of the Auckland Museum®. The Institute is a charitable entity founded in 1867 to inspire interest in science, literature and history, and is the Auckland Branch of the Royal Society of New Zealand. Its elected council has the right to appoint four members of the Auckland Museum Trust Board.