You become part of an international museum community, and will gain access to important benefits which include:

The ICOM Card
You will receive an ICOM Membership Card which gives you free or negotiated entrance to participating museums worldwide. The ICOM Card is one of the most widely-recognized membership programs for museums in the world. When planning to visit a museum, it is best to check with the museum beforehand if they accept the ICOM Card.Additional benefits for institutional members include 3 to 8 membership cards depending on the category of membership.

Participating in the meetings of ICOM Philippines.


Sharing and exchanging with experts of the international museum community on your professional knowledge and on the challenges facing museums and their future. You can join the meetings of the International Committees who represent different kinds of museums or different disciplines in the profession.

Access to ICOM’s triennial General Conference: meet colleagues from all over the world and participate in in-depth discussions on the main issues of the profession.

Access to ICOM Resources

  • access to the UNESCO-ICOM Museum Information Center

  • subscription to ICOM News (magazine)

  • discount on ICOM publications