Into The Sun by Universal Everything in Beings at ACMI, 2024, image by Michelle Tran_4
Into The Sun by Universal Everything in Beings at ACMI, 2024, Photo by Michelle Tran


Share in the wonder of the moving image.

Whether you’re a gamer, a film lover or just want to immerse yourself in a universe of moving image stories, an ACMI membership is the best way to explore everything your museum of screen culture has to offer. Membership benefits include discounted tickets, invitations to exclusive previews and discounts in our shop.

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It’s great to be part of a community that loves screen culture whether that’s film, TV, games or visual arts.

Sylvia Daravong, ACMI member


$28 per year

Get discounted exhibition entry, program and special event discounts, 10% off at the shop, no booking fees, pre-sales, member-only film previews, what's on listings and partner offers.

A couple listens to interactive audio in the Moving Australia section of The Story of the Moving Image (image credit: Phoebe Powell)

Concession membership

FREE for concession card holders

Sign up online or visit the Ticket desk at ACMI to become a member today.

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A couple checks out consumes from The Last Emperor in The Story of the Moving Image (image credit: Phoebe Powell)

Blak Membership

FREE for First Nations people

Open to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (First Nations people), our Blak Membership unlocks exclusive access to the museum, including FREE tickets to ACMI exhibitions and select events, a 10% discount at the ACMI Shop, special food and beverage offers, and exclusive member-only preview screenings.

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Blak Membership

Gift membership

$50 per year

For family, friends and loved ones, a membership to our museum is the perfect gift. A gift pack and personalised card is included and posted free of charge to the recipient.

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Cinema audiences use viewfinders at ACMI White Night 2014. Image credit: Mark Gambino

Premium membership

$350 per year

Includes all the benefits in our standard membership, plus invitations to opening nights, curated exhibition talks, and a private tour of the museum.

A woman in a floral dress and long dark hair sitting on a bench and looking at an installation in The Story of the Moving Image (image credit: Phoebe Powell)

Renew your membership

$28 per year

If you are a current member renew easily and quickly online.

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ACMI Wonderland - guests using an interactive exhibit

Teacher membership

FREE for teachers

All VIT registered teachers are eligible for one FREE year of ACMI membership.

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Being an ACMI member gives my partner and I access to films, TV, exhibitions and talks that you can’t see anywhere else – not even on the internet.

Graeme Riddle, ACMI member

The Drum Theatre

We've joined forces with Greater Dandenong City Council to collaborate on exciting and innovative new projects and initiatives. As part of this partnership, we are offering joint memberships with The Drum Theatre and ACMI. Get two memberships for the price of one today.

Drum Theatre


As a member you get 10% discount on all ACMI Shop products. Look out for special offers, member-exclusive products, and our annual member shopping weekend, including tastings!

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long is my membership active for?
Membership is valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.

How do I collect my membership card?
You can collect your membership card at our museum at Fed Square. Once you have chosen your membership option you will receive a confirmation email with your membership number for the time being.

How do I access discounted prices for exhibitions, films, talks, and the rest of our programming?
Simply select the member price type when booking tickets online. When we reopen, present your membership card at the ticket desk when arriving for your event to access your discounts.

How do I access discounted parking?
Park in Wilson's Parking Fed Square and retain your ticket. Show your membership card at the Tickets & Information Desk at ACMI to obtain your discount parking voucher. Discounted $12 parking is valid Mon – Fri after 3pm, and Sat & Sun all day.

What discount do I get as a member at the shop?
Members receive 10% off all purchases in our shop – lookout for further special offers in our members e-news (you will have the option to be subscribed to this mailing list at checkout).

How do I book for member-only screenings and events?
Be sure to read your member e-news for announcements of these events. You can also check the What's On page on our website.

What should I do if I have lost my membership card?
Visit the ticket desk the next time you're at ACMI and we will print a replacement for you.

Can I bring guests to member-only events?
Yes, you can bring up to 4 guests to all our programming unless stated on the event page.

Can I add someone to my membership?
Unfortunately not. All our memberships are single products for a single visitor.

Do you have memberships for families?
Unfortunately not. We have upgraded our membership offer to benefit everyone. We will have discounted family tickets to our upcoming ticketed exhibitions and events.

I want to update my personal details, how can I do this?
Please submit a feedback form and we will update these for you.

Can I upgrade to the premium membership?
Of course. Please contact our membership team to arrange this.

Contact us

Please submit a feedback form and we will be in touch within 48 hours.

Call us
(03) 8663 2583
Mon-Fri 9am–4:30pm