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: 17 Dec 2015 | File Size: 434 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: 20% discount on tickets for Māori Cultural Performances 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 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 Students, Seniors, Volunteers KidPlus - $35 Children under 13 yrs Group - $105 How to join You can join or renew your membership online. 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.