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How to activate your Gift Membership

Enjoy the benefits of your Membership

Important information about activating your Gift Membership.

If your Gift Membership was purchased before 1 April 2021, please email us at and we will activate your account. As our Membership prices have changed, if you activate your Gift online you will be asked to pay the difference. If you are in any doubt, please check with your generous gift giver for the date of purchase.

How to activate your Gift Membership (if bought after 1 April):

  • Select the Membership type you have been gifted below

  • Add to your basket

  • Sign in or create a new account 

  • Before you check out, simply enter your unique Gift Membership voucher code and the value of this gift will be deducted 

  • Once this is done, you can start enjoying your Membership right away.




Start enjoying all the benefits your Membership includes, today.

Membership benefits include:

Free entry

See all our exhibitions first, free and as many times as you like. 

Priority booking

Never miss a moment, with priority booking for all events and exhibitions.

Previews and private views

Enjoy exhibitions without the crowds at our Members-only previews and viewing hours.

Members' events

Look again at old favourites, discover hidden gems and delve deeper into the collection with an exclusive online events programme.

Expert insight

Discover more and stay up-to-date with all the latest news and stories through our regular emails.

Exclusive discounts

Indulge yourself with discounts across all our shops and online.

Features and films

Exclusive access to specially created features, stories and on-demand films.

Art for everyone

By supporting us you'll be supporting free art for everyone. Not only can art benefit your own wellbeing, you are helping others too.


*Discounts are provided by the National Gallery Company and can be removed at any time.