Join as an Ri Young Member

Ri Young Membership is the perfect gift for any child who is fascinated by science and the world around the them.

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Ri Young Membership

Exciting workshops and hands-on experiments covering everything from forensics to robotics are just some of the many ways to delve into science at the Ri. Attendees can even build their own Mars Rover.

Ri talks in our historic lecture theatre explore topics such as how the brain works, properties of 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.

Ri Young Members can come to explosion-packed shows, fascinating talks, panel discussions and Q&A sessions, all for free or better than half-price.

Plus Ri Young Members can also be in with a chance to attend our world-famous CHRISTMAS LECTURES.

Ri Young Member benefits include:

  • FREE tickets for Family Fun Days
  • Better than half-price tickets for Ri talks*
  • Exclusive access to the CHRISTMAS LECTURES ticket ballot**
  • Discounts on selected education workshops, including Ri Summer Schools
  • 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, the Royal Court Theatre and the British Film Institute.

Find out about our current member offers.

Annual subscription: £29

Sign up by direct debit today and don't pay until December 2019.

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We send Ri Young Members a renewal notice by email 28 days in advance of their renewal date, simply follow the instructions within to pay online. We will also send further reminders closer to their renewal date.

Alternatively, please contact the Ri Membership team on +44 (0)20 7491 6588 or at


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

* Excluding CHRISTMAS LECTURES and special events One free or discounted ticket per membership per event.

** 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.