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Become a friend

By becoming a Friend of The Novium not only do you support the development of the museum collections and new exhibitions, you will also enjoy exclusive benefits.

What does becoming a Friend offer?

  • Free entry to talks and lectures
  • Reduced price for certain events
  • A membership card entitling you to a 10% discount in the museum gift shop and 6 free teas/coffees per year from our Museum Cafe (discount excludes books, DVDs and sale goods)
  • Free museum publications and a quarterly e-newsletter
  • Invitations to exclusive member events, including exhibition launches
  • Discounted venue hire for private events
  • Organised walks and trails

Young Friend:

  • Reduced fee for 'Night at the Museum' sleepovers
  • Get hands on with museum objects and displays
  • 10% discount on birthday party packages
  • Free entry to workshops and activities


  • All of the above


Membership Rates

  • Named Adults 16yrs+ - £15.00
  • Named Young Friends up to 15yrs - £5.50
  • Named Concessions - £12.00
  • Family - Two named adults and their children - £30.00
  • Corporate - Up to ten directors/employees - £125.00