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Join the Friends

Patron: HRH Prince Charles KG, KT, GCB
Registered Charity 269287

The primary purposes of membership of the Friends is to assist in and support the Objects of the Friends which are shown in the Notes of the Constitution.

In addition members receive specific privileges to assist them in using and expanding their knowledge of the RN Museum, HMS Victory and the wider aspects of Britain’s Maritime Heritage.¬† These comprise:

• Free admission to the Royal Naval Museum for the member, spouse and one adult friends plus up to three children

• Free admission to HMS Victory¬† for each member (may be a timed ticket system)

• A 20% discount on the purchase of a All-Inclusive Ticket for Portsmouth Historic Dockyard (member only).

• Free admission to Royal Navy Submarine Museum for member only.

• Free admission to Royal Marines Museum for member only.

• Free admission to the Fleet Air Arm Museum,¬†Yeovilton for member only.

• Discounts (which are wholly at the discretion of the shops offering them) on purchases excluding books and spirits at:

The Victory and RN Museum Shop. The Mary Rose Shop and Nauticalia (Portsmouth)

• Bulletins concerning the activities of the Friends.

• Special tours to places of maritime interest as notified in the Bulletins.

•  Admission to lectures in the RN Museum (special rates for Friends) and those organised by the Society of Nautical Research (South).

• Access to the Library and Archives of the RN Museum by prior arrangement with the Librarian.

• Associate Membership of the Royal Maritime Club including use of accommodation at competitive rates. Friends membership card required to gain access.

Note: The Membership Card must be produced when claiming free entry or discounts.


It is hoped that all UK tax paying members will help us by completing the Gift Aid Declarations on the reverse of the membership forms. As this has only to be declared once it will enable us to reclaim tax on all donations and subscriptions and thus significantly increase the value of all your contributions.

Please use our membership form to join