Card Benefit Scheme

Membership cards are issued to all paying Individual Members. Your membership card is a golden ticket to a world of free and discounted possibilities for your cultural explorations.

The benefit scheme is continuing and growing throughout 2014. Below is a selection of what is currently on offer at various museums and galleries around New Zealand.

 
OrganisationBenefit
Aigantighe Art Gallery50% shop discount along with a “Simply fabulous art museum experience”
AlbertonFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
Aotea Utanganui - Museum of South TaranakiFor MA members who arrive around 11am and introduce themselves, the museum staff are happy to invite their colleagues to join them for a “cuppa joe.”
Aratoi - Wairarapa Museum of Art and History10% discount on retail items except artworks and jewellery
Ashburton Art Gallery10% off all merchandise upon proof of membership
Ashburton Museum10% off all books except specials
Auckland War Memorial Museum Tamaki Paenga HiraFree entry for MA members and their immediate family
Brunner Mine Industrial SiteFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
Canterbury MuseumFree entry for MA members and immediate family to charging exhibitions and 10% shop and café discount
Canterbury Steam Preservation Society Inc.Picnic areas, tour groups, functions
Carter ObservatoryFree entry to MA members and a 10% discount on all items in their shop except books
Central Hawke's Bay Settlers MuseumFree entry for MA members
Central Stories Museum & Art GalleryA discount at their retail facility
City Gallery Wellington Te Whare ToiFree entry for MA members to charging exhibitions and 10% retail discount
Clark's MillFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
Clendon HouseFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
Coach House MuseumFree entry to museum and charging exhibitions for MA card carrying member
Coaltown MuseumFree entry to the museum for MA members and their immediate family
Dargaville MuseumFree entry to museum and charging exhibitions for MA card carrying member
Dunedin Gasworks MuseumFree entry to the museum for MA members and their immediate family
East Coast Museum of TechnologyFree entry to the museum for MA members and their immediate family
Eastern Southland Gallery10% discount at their retail facility
EcoWorld Science Heritage & Education TrustFree entry for MA members with 50% discount for family members and a 10% retail discount
Edwin Fox Maritime Centre20% discount for member of MA
Ewelme CottageFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
Ferrymead Heritage ParkFree entry to all holders of a current MA Membership Card
Fyffe HouseFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
Golden Bay Museum & Gallery10% discount of retail prices
Goldmine Experience20% discount for a member of MA
Govett-Brewster Art GalleryInvites to exhibitions if MA members join their data base
Gus Fisher Gallery Centre for NZ Art Research & Discovery10% discount off publications
Hastings City Art Gallery10% discount in their store
Hayes Engineering WorksFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
Heritage KaikoheFree entry for MA members and immediate family
HighwicFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
History House GreymouthFree entry for MA members and their immediate family
Hokonui Moonshine MuseumFree entry for MA members and their immediate family
Hurworth CottageFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
Isel HouseFree entry for MA members and their immediate family
Jack Morgan MuseumFree entry for MA members
Johnston CollectionsFree entry for MA members
Kerikeri Mission Station House (1822) & Stone Store (1836)Free admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
Lakes District Museum IncFree entry for MA members and a discounted rate for family along with a 10% discount at their museum store
Lillia's Lace MuseumFree admission for MA card carrying members
Lopdell House Gallery10% discount at their retail outlet along with a catalogue exchange
Mangungu MissionFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
Matanaka Farm BuildingsFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
Mercury Bay Museum50% entry discount to MA card holder and partner
MTG Hawke's BayFree entry to MA members
Museum of Audio Visual Technology & CinemaFree entry to MA members
Museum of New Zealand Te Papa TongarewaFree entry for MA members to charging exhibitions in the VISA Platinum Gallery
Museum of Transport & Technology (MOTAT)Free entry for MA members and immediate family and 10% shop discount
Museum of Wellington City & Sea10% discount at their retail outlet
Nelson Provincial MuseumFree entry to museum for MA card carrying member and immediate family along with a 10% retail discount
New Zealand Cricket MuseumFree entry for MA members
New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT) PropertiesFree entry for MA members to staffed NZHPT properties across New Zealand
New Zealand Marine Studies CentreConcession on entry for MA members and immediate family
New Zealand Police Museum Te Whare Taonga Pirihimana10% discount in museums store
New Zealand Portrait Gallery Te Pukenga WhakaataFree entry to all charging exhibitions from MA members and their immediate family
North Otago Museum10% discount on r.r.p.
NZ Alpine & Agriculture EncounterFree entry for MA members
Old St Paul'sFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
Ophir Post OfficeFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
Opotiki Heritage & Agricultural MuseumFree entry for MA members
Owaka MuseumChildren have free entry with adult
Papakura MuseumFree entry for MA members into charging exhibitions
Papatoetoe Historical SocietyFree entry for MA members
Parliamentary ServiceArt exhibitions periodically held - exhibition space could be available. Art focus tours offered by arrangement
Pete's Pioneer and Transport MuseumFree admission for MA card carrying members
Pompallier MissionFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
Puhoi Bohemian Settlers MuseumFree entry for MA members
Rai Valley Pioneer CottageFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
Ross Goldfields Heritage & Information CentreFree entry for MA members
Rotorua Museum Te Whare Taonga O Te ArawaFree entry for MA members and immediate family and 10% shop discount
Southland Museum & Art Gallery Niho O Te TaniwhaRetail discount on presentation of Membership card
Staveley Historical & Geological CentreFree entry for MA members and immediate family
Tairawhiti Museum Te Whare Taonga O Te TairawhitiFree entry for MA members and immediate family and 10% shop discount
Taranaki Aviation Transport & Technology MuseumDiscounts for group visits
Taupō Museum Te Whare Taonga O Taupō Nui A TiaFree entry for MA members and immediate family
Tauranga Art Gallery10% discount in their store
Te Awamutu Museum10% reduction on all retail books, journals etc
Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts20% discount on Te Tuhi publications
Te Waimate Mission HouseFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
Thames Historical MuseumFree entry for MA members
Thames School of Mines & Mineral MuseumFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
The DepotThe depot is accessible, welcoming and with a diverse affordable range of exhibitions and events
The Suter Art Gallery Te Aratoi o WhakatūFree admission for MA members and their family
Tokomaru Steam Engine Museum10% discount to MA members
Totara EstateFree admission to MA members to staffed New Zealand Historic Places Trust sites
Uxbridge Creative Centre10% discount in NZ Art/Design Shop for MA members. If on our database (phone us) members also can receive our brochure 4 times per year and invitations to exhibition openings
W.D. Trotter Anatomy MuseumMuseum is not open to the public, however MA members are able to view with appointment
Waiheke Community Art Gallery5% discount in their retail facility along with an email newsletter if signed up
Waikato Coalfields MuseumFree entry to the museum and charging exhibitions for MA members and their immediate family. Also conducted tours for groups by appointment
Waikato MuseumFree admission for MA card carrying members and members of their immediate family
Waipu MuseumFree admission for MA card carrying members
Waitomo Caves Discovery Centre Whare Taonga O Nga Ana O WaitomoFree entry to MA members
Waiuku Museum SocietyFree entry to MA members and their family
Whanganui Regional MuseumFree entry to the museum and charging exhibitions for MA members and their immediate family and a discount at their museum shop
Whanganui Riverboat Centre & Museum10% discount off adult rate for a ride on scheduled cruises on the Paddle Steamer Waimarie
Whangarei Museum & Heritage TrustFree entry to MA members and 10% discount (excluding food & books) at their shop