Join as an Ri Young Member

Ri Young Membership is open to everyone aged 11-17 and is perfect for inquisitive minds and expanding your view of the world.

  • Robotics sessions at the Ri.

    Credit: Tim Mitchell
  • Robotics sessions at the Ri.

    Credit: Tim Mitchell

Ri Young Membership

Exciting workshops and hands-on experiments covering everything from forensics to robotics are just some of the many things the Ri can offer. You can even build your own Mars Rover!

Ri talks will also give you further insight into topics such as how your brain works, dark matter and pyrotechnics. Our speakers are renowned scientists and engineers, including Nobel Prize winners, as well as world class authors, artists and cultural commentators. You can come to explosion packed shows, fascinating talks, panel discussions and Q & A sessions, all for free or half price. Plus you can also be in with a chance to attend our world-famous CHRISTMAS LECTURES.

Ri Young Member benefits:

  • FREE tickets for our Family Fun Days
  • Better than half-price tickets for all other Ri talks*
  • Exclusive access to the CHRISTMAS LECTURES ticket ballot**
  • Discounts on selected education workshops
  • Bespoke emails packed with experiments to try at home
  • Opportunity to write for the Young Voices blog on the Ri website
  • 10% discount in the Ri Café
  • Events guides delivered straight to your door

We regularly team up with other cultural institutions to help our members maximise the value of their membership. Recent collaborations include the Science Museum, Natural History Museum and Royal Museums of Greenwich. Find out about our current member offers here.

Annual subscription: £29

Sign up by direct debit today and don't pay until March!


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We will send you a renewal notice by email 28 days in advance of your renewal date, please follow the instructions within to pay online. We will also send you further reminders closer to your renewal date. Alternatively please contact the Ri Membership team on 020 7491 6588 or at


For more information, please visit our membership FAQ pages or contact the Ri Membership team at or by calling +44 (0)20 7491 6588 Monday to Friday between 9.30am and 5.30pm.

* Excluding CHRISTMAS LECTURES and special events
** The CHRISTMAS LECTURES 2017 ticket ballot has now closed. Plus Ri Young Members must be between the ages of 11 and 17 at the time of attending the CHRISTMAS LECTURES.

CHRISTMAS LECTURES® is a registered trademark.