Friends of the Museum

Christmas Offer for Friends

Don't forget that until 23 December you can pick up inspiring Christmas gifts in the Pitt Rivers Museum shop. This year we're offering Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum a 25% discount on all products except books, which will be discounted by 10%.

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The Friends were formed in 1984 to support the Museum by increasing public awareness of the collections and raising funds to help with museum purchases and projects. The funds they provide are much needed to care for and develop the collections, as well as to improve facilities and visitor services. The loyal support and dedication of the Friends is greatly valued. By joining the Friends you can help to ensure the future of this remarkable Museum.

Join up as a Friend and enjoy the following benefits:

  • Programme of talks and films
  • Invitations to private views of exhibitions at the Museum
  • Termly award-winning magazine
  • Special Friends events after hours
  • Discounts for tickets to Friends special events and in the Museum shop
  • Regular newsletter
  • New member's pack

Friends' Magazine and Events Programme

Find out about Friend's events, talks and magazine

​Annual Membership

  • Full price individual: £22
  • Joint/family (Up to 2 adults and 2 children under 18): £30
  • 60+ individual: £15 (Joint £22)
  • Student: £10
  • Individual Life Membership (over 65s): £125

The subscription year starts on 1 May. First subscriptions paid after 1 January continue to 30 April of the following year.

Friends membership application form

​How to Join

Download MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION FORM (PDF)

Please complete the form and return together with a cheque made payable to the Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum, or with the completed standing order to:

The Membership Secretary
Friends of the Pitt Rivers Museum
South Parks Road
Oxford OX1 3PP

The Friends are a registered charity. If you're a UK taxpayer, don't forget to sign the Gift Aid declaration, which increases subscription revenue by 25%.

The Patrons and Council

PATRONS

Alexander Armstrong
Sir David Attenborough
Danby Bloch
Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe
Dame Penelope Lively
Michael Palin CBE
Philip Pullman CBE

FRIENDS’ COUNCIL

President: Professor Chris Gosden
Chair: Professor Gillian Morriss-Kay
Secretary: Professor Jonathan Bard
Treasurer: Paul Goose
Membership Secretary: Rosemary King
Membership Development: Dorothy Walker
Programme and Events Co-ordinator: Terry Bremble
Publicity Officer: Gay Sturt
Magazine Editor: Dawn Osborne
Magazine Mailing: Colin Langton 

EX-OFFICIO COUNCIL MEMBERS

Professor Jeremy MacClancy, Professor of Anthropology, Oxford Brookes University
Dr Laura Van Broekhoven, Director of the Pitt Rivers Museum

Membership information

Email Rosemary King for more details.