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Become a member

Join the Friends of the Nicholson Collection and be part of our history
The Friends are a society dedicated to the improvement, presentation and conservation of the 30,000 antiquities and artefacts that make up the Nicholson Collection – the largest of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere.

Why become a member?

Being a member is a great way to support our collections, exhibitions, and events. Membership entitles you to a range of exclusive benefits and directly supports the ongoing development of the Nicholson Collection.

The Friends of the Nicholson Collection currently has more than 300 members and is guided by a passionate committee comprising Friends of the Nicholson Collection and museum staff.

Membership Cost
Single $70
Student $20
(two people)
(two adults and their children)
Group education
(up to 10 people)

Join now

You can apply online, by post or in person. For more information, please download our membership brochure (pdf, 370 KB).

You can also call us on +61 2 9351 2812 to learn more about your membership options including gift memberships and group memberships.

Membership brochure

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Facts & figures

Friends of the Nicholson

  • 1860 The year the museum was founded
  • 1945 The year the Friends of the Nicholson Museum was founded
  • 1965 The first Nicholson Museum concert was held
  • 2018 The Friends helped establish the Sir Charles Nicholson annual lecture