The Athenaeum’s founding principles and the opportunities it provides for Proprietors to meet and enjoy the company of friends and acquaintances are equally relevant today.
Membership of the Athenaeum has much to offer. Apart from its glorious premises which provides a haven in the heart of our city and the best private library in the country there is also a full social programme. Discover the benefits of Membership.
For those with time during the day there are a number of special interest groups covering a wide range in interests. Membership of these groups is free to all proprietors and their guests and these groups usually meet monthly. Find out about these groups here.
The Athenaeum has reciprocal arrangements with a number of other similar institutions both in the UK and abroad. View the full list of reciprocal clubs here and some details of the facilities which in some cases includes accommodation that are available to Athenaeum.
Discover the various categories of Membership and Associate Membership including costs. You will also find details about the membership application process and can apply online to begin the process of becoming an Athenaeum Proprietor.