Friends of Auckland Museum Become part of the Auckland Museum family The Auckland Museum Institute has been inspiring a love of science, literature and history since 1867. Now we would like you to join us as a Friend of Auckland Museum. join or renew online Friends of Auckland Museum - join or renew membership Last updated on: 21 Mar 2016 | File Size: 214 kB Member benefits Exclusive Members behind-the-scenes experiences Associate membership of the Royal Society of New Zealand Use of the exclusive Members' Lounge when you visit the Museum Advance notification of our stimulating annual lecture series which included renowned speakers from New Zealand and around the world Advance notification and discounted entry to children's programmes Seasonal What's On guide posted to you quarterly, with regular eNewsletter updates througout the year One free guided highlights tour of the Museum for up to 4 people Member discounts Members receive an array of discounts which include: Half price tickets to Late at the Museum events 10% discount on all purchases from the Museum Shop Discounts on the standard prices for most special exhibition and events Membership levels and pricing options All memberships include GST. Family - 1 year $120, 2 years $180 Up to two adults and up to 6 children at the same address Joint - 1 year $90, 2 years $160 Individual - 1 year $50, 2 years $90 Group - POA How to join You can join or renew your membership online, or download the form. 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 other membership 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.