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Share in the wonder of the moving image

Whether you’re a gamer, a cinephile or just want to immerse yourself in a universe of moving image stories, an ACMI membership is the best way to explore a plethora of events taking place at your museum of screen culture throughout the year.

Membership benefits include discounted exhibition entry, invitations to exclusive previews, and discounts in our shop and cafe bar when we reopen in 2021.


$28 per year

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

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A father and daughter attend WONDERLAND at ACMI. Image credit: Anne Moffat

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.

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ACMI Premium members attend the Bombay Talkies exhibition - Charlie Kinross

Give the gift of membership

$28 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

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

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

Sylvia Daravong, member

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Members get exclusive discounts

Enjoy curated, thematic film seasons with our streaming platform, Cinema 3. Discounted pay-per-film prices are included in your yearly membership.

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Peter and the Wolf screening at ACMI. Image credit: Mark Gambino

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, member


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

Browsing through a David Bowie exhibition catalogue in the ACMI Shop

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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?
Our site at Federation Square is currently closed for redevelopment. 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.

What discount do I get as a member at the shop and cafe?
Members receive 10% off all purchases in our shop and cafe – 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 member events page on our website (to be announced).

What should I do if I have lost my membership card?
Contact the membership team via and they will arrange 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 make a change to my personal details, how can I do this?
Contact the membership team at

Can I upgrade to the premium membership?
Of course, speak to the membership team (contact details below) to arrange this.

Contact us

Ben Haller, Memberships & Engagement

T: (03) 8663 2524 (Monday–Friday 10am–5pm)
We expect to respond within 48 hours