British Library Membership

British Library, London.

British Library Membership

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Each annual Membership allows you and your loved ones to enjoy our unique events and create lasting memories. With lots of exciting benefits, there's something for every Member to discover. 

Perks such as unlimited free entry to our exhibitions and access to our exclusive Members' Room are just a couple. Members can enjoy up to 50% off our lively programme of talks and performances, or treat themselves with a 20% discount in our public restaurants, cafés and shops. 

  • £95 a year 


  • Free entry for you and a guest to British Library exhibitions*
  • Exclusive access for you and a guest to the Members’ Room, overlooking the King’s Library
  • Up to half price off tickets to our events*
  • 20% off in our public restaurants, cafés and shops

*Subject to availability. Limitations and restrictions apply. See terms and conditions. 


  • £135 a year 


  • Two Membership cards, with each cardholder receiving the benefits listed above



Support the British Library with an additional donation and become a Benefactor Member. As a thank you, you will receive: 

  • A British Library Membership and all the associated benefits
  • Invitation to the Library’s exclusive Annual Supporters’ Party
  • Biannual Supporters’ Newsletter to keep you up to date with news from the Library and the difference your donation makes

Make the most of your Membership

Book your exhibition tickets 
You can now plan your visit to our galleries. As a Member you can visit as many times as you like. Don’t forget you can also bring a friend for free. Visit Beyond the Bassline: 500 Years of Black British Music (Fri 26 April 2024 – Monday 26 August 2024) and explore the first major exhibition of its kind anywhere in the world. 

Your Members' Room 
You can now visit your Members' Room without needing to pre-book, and our full menu of refreshments is back. All the comforts you're used to will be here, with comfy seating, work desks, Wi-Fi and power sockets available throughout. 

20% off in our cafés and shops
Drop by our cafés and restaurants for 20% off your refreshments. As a Member you also get a discount in our shops. Treat yourself to new read, a fancy piece of stationery, or a memento from your exhibition visit.