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Become a Friend

Become a Friend of the Hermitage for €50 a year (single membership) or €75 a year (dual membership)

If you enjoy visiting the Hermitage Amsterdam, then why not become a friend of the museum? That way, you can enjoy special privileges and get invited to fantastic events! There are several options. You can take out a single membership for €50 a year or a dual membership for €75 a year. Your donation will go towards a number of projects associated with the exhibitions. In addition to unlimited admission to the exhibitions, you will receive: 

  •      A Friend’s Pass (or two passes if you take out a dual membership) for entry to all exhibitions at the Hermitage Amsterdam*
  •      Unlimited admission to the Hermitage in St. Petersburg
  •      Invitations to exclusive Friends’ Launches for new exhibitions
  •      Access to the Friends’ Lounge in the magnificent Regents’ Room
  •      Discounts in the bar and restaurant
  •      Discounts in the Hermitage Amsterdam’s Museum Shop
  •      Discounts in the shops in the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg
  •      Discounts on package holidays advertised by SRC travel agency, to a maximum of €105 per person per trip. 

* Friend’s Passes grant holders entry to exhibitions from the collection of the Hermitage in St. Petersburg but not to the Portrait Gallery of the Golden Age exhibition (taken from the collection of the Amsterdam Museum) and the Outsider Art Museum (Dolhuys Museum’s collection).

Catherine the Great membership

Catherine the Great was a renowned patron and champion of the arts and science. If you take out a Catherine the Great membership, you will be following in her footsteps. By donating at least €500 a year, you will be helping us to set up some wonderful projects. In return, we will offer you the following privileges on top of the regular Friend of the Hermitage membership: 

  •      You will receive two Catherine the Great membership passes
  •      Invitations for two people to attend exclusive exhibition previews
  •      An exclusive Catherine-themed dinner in the Church Hall of the museum every year
  •      You will be invited to attend exclusive Catherine-themed activities
  •      Behind-the-scenes access to the museum, accompanied by the curator
  •      If you take out a Catherine the Great membership, you will support a specific project each year. For example, your donation might go towards the conservation of art objects that arrive in Amsterdam
  •      Fast-track admission to the Hermitage museums in Amsterdam* and St. Petersburg 

If you have any questions or specific ideas, you can contact us any time. If you would like to donate more than €500 a year, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Peter the Great membership

Donations in excess of €5,000 a year are eligible for our Peter the Great membership. We will be happy to tell you what this entails in person.

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