Become a WA Museum Member and join a community that embraces all that is extraordinary about our world, and our place in it.

Membership is the most rewarding way to experience all that the WA Museum has to offer. Delve into collections and cultures with curators, artists and community.

Be part of a vibrant community, and enjoy behind the scenes information, pre-sale tickets and special offers and rewards.


Be part of something big

Members grand prize! Every time you visit one of our museums, tap your Member card to enter the draw for our ultimate after-hours event for you and 30 of your guests under Otto, the spectacular 24-metre, 124-year-old blue whale skeleton.  

The more times you visit, the more chances to win this incredible experience.  

How Membership works


Choose your level of Membership and sign up today! 


Login to your account to access your discounts and offers! 


Visit the Museum and experience our collection and exhibitions. Scan your card and win! 


Look for this logo on our website to explore the amazing Member-only tours, programs and events. Find Member-only prices with this logo too! 

Choose your level

Choose your level of Membership – you can upgrade at any time. 

WAM Member: Follower

Ongoing Membership

Membership benefits include 

◊  Pre-sale access – find out first about special exhibitions and programs 

◊  Access to Members-only programs and events

◊  Monthly eNewsletters with the latest Museum information

◊  Competition entry – book your tickets, visit and each time you visit you enter our grand prize!



WAM Member: Fan

Annual Membership

All the Follower benefits plus

◊  Free entry to the WA Maritime Museum, all year round

◊  Fan Membership price – 15% off special exhibition tickets

◊  Digital Membership card

◊  Scan your digital card to enter WA Maritime Museum and Boola Bardip for quick access

◊  10% off WA Museum branded products plus special shopping nights and events

◊  Monthly eNewsletter plus special behind the scenes stories and content 

◊  Juniors receive a Member welcome pack


$15 individual
$10 junior

WAM Member: Friend

Annual Membership

All the Follower and Fan benefits plus

◊  Friend Membership price – 30% off special exhibition tickets

◊  Friend Membership pricing on programs*

◊  One free guest pass each year for the WA Maritime Museum

◊  Member welcome pack

◊  Discounted prices to Members-only programs and events

◊  10% off shop transactions* and $10 voucher on your birthday

*some exclusions apply

◊  Special café offers and discounts


$45 individual 
$30 junior


Members hear first

Members get to hear about all our upcoming exhibitions, major programs and Museum news first! You also get to purchase tickets before anyone else! 

Frequently asked questions

Is my Membership valid at all Western Australian Museums?

Your Membership is valid at WA Museum Boola Bardip, WA Maritime Museum and WA Shipwrecks Museum. Our other Museum sites will be introduced at a later date.

Does my Membership card provide me with entry into the Museum?

If you are a Fan or Friend Member, your Membership card provides you access to WA Maritime Museum and WA Museum Boola Bardip without any prior booking but will be needed to be scanned if you're visiting. All other Museums do not require your Membership card to enter.  

Follower Members do not have a Membership card and will be required to purchase tickets for WA Maritime Museum and book free tickets for WA Museum Boola Bardip.

How do I get my Membership card?

You will receive your digital Membership card via email when you successfully sign up for your Membership.

Contact us

You can contact Membership services by emailing at or call Reception on 1300 134 081 (weekdays, 9am to 4pm). 

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