Becoming a Friend of the Foundling Museum offers many benefits, including free entry and exclusive discounts.

Your gift will help every aspect of the work we do here, from our exhibitions to the conservation of our hugely important artworks, our activities with children and families, and even paying for the electricity to light the rooms. Plus, if you visit each of our exhibitions and buy a souvenir, you have already made a saving!

Friends benefits

  • Free and unlimited entry to the Museum and exhibitions
  • 10% discount in the Museum Shop*
  • Discounts on events
  • Exclusive visits to other museums, galleries & heritage sites (previous tours have included Charterhouse, Tate & the Barbican)
  • Members morning exhibition viewings
  • Friends e-newsletters
* with the exception of some special offers


£35 Single Friend*

£55 Joint Friend*

£10 Student Friend*

* Prices listed are for standing order. Cost of membership rises to £40/£60/£15 for payment by cash, credit card or cheque

You can sign up to be a Foundling Friend online by clicking on the ‘Yearly’ option here:


Download an application form
If you would like more information on becoming a Foundling Friend, please contact our Development team on +44 (0)20 7841 3594 or email