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Become a member or renew your existing membership


Membership Categories

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Family Membership

A household membership is perfect couples and families of two adults and up to four children under the age of 18!


Single Membership

If you want to become a conservation champion on your own, a single membership is for you.


Corporate Membership

Tailor to suit your business needs.


Gift Membership

Gift membership will return in 2023

Membership benefits

Your National Trust membership is not only your key to explore over 1000 properties around Australia and the world, but is also a significant contributor to Victoria's cultural and historical legacy.

Benefits include:

  • Free or discounted entry to all Victorian National Trust properties in Victoria and Australia
  • Free entry to Teddy Bears’ Picnic and Easter Fun Day at Rippon Lea Estate
  • Free entry to hundreds of National Trust properties overseas, in particular the UK, Scotland, Italy, NZ and Canada*
  • Free entry to Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary 
  • Trust magazine sent three times per year
  • Discounted tickets to National Trust events
  • 10% discount at National Trust shops
  • Regular e-news updates
  • Discounted entry to many events during the Australian Heritage Festival, coordinated by the National Trust

Show your membership to receive the following discounts and benefits:

  • 20% discount off Puffing Billy Railway
  • 20% discount on services provided by The Drain Man
  • 10% discount off entry at Sovereign Hill

*See below for International Property Guide

Become a member or renew your membership

Simply join online or call (03) 9656 9830 (Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm). For enquiries, email us at membership@nattrust.com.au


Places to visit for free as a National Trust Member

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Old Melbourne Gaol

Winner of Australian and Victorian Tourism Awards. Explore Melbourne's dark past through this legal precinct comprising the original Gaol, Magistrate's Court and former Police City Watch House. Includes Watch House tours, Ned Kelly's deathmask and interactive court room trials


Rippon Lea Estate

Rippon Lea is a National Heritage Listed site and one of the last surviving examples of a grand estate. The estate has a large Victorian pleasure garden and fernery, an original mansion with 19th century kitchens, lake, waterfall, grotto, orchard and tower


Como House & Garden

Built in 1847, Como House & Garden is an intriguing mix of Australian Regency and classic Italianate architecture. Established by Edward Eyre Williams as a new home for himself and his wife Jessie Gibbon, Como has been immersed in glamour and romance since its early beginnings

Polly Woodside

All aboard for adventure on Melbourne's favorite tall ship. With an interactive gallery and an exciting program of events, this 1885 Belfast built iron ship is a rich reminder of Australia’s maritime history and provides an engaging experience for everyone



Labassa is one of Australia's most outstanding 19th century mansions. Hidden in a cul-de-sac in Caulfield, Labassa's striking facade and opulent interiors reflect late 1880s grandeur and Victorian taste and elegance


Barwon Park Mansion

Barwon Park, built in 1871 for Thomas and Elizabeth Austin is a majestic 42 room bluestone mansion and stables & an ideal venue for weddings, photography and group functions


Portable Iron Houses

The three houses on Coventry Street, South Melbourne are among the few 19th century prefabricated iron buildings remaining in the world


Endeavour Fern Gully

Endeavour Fern Gully is a rural bushland remnant of 27 hectares of rain forest that contains a variety of natural habitats and rich in local flora and fauna


Gulf Station

Gulf Station tells an exciting story about the daily life on a pioneer farm, with an array of farm buildings and animals waiting to be discovered


Barwon Grange

Barwon Grange alone survives intact from many fashionable mid 19th century valuable river frontage residences built along the Barwon river


McCrae Homestead

McCrae Homestead is one of Victoria's oldest homesteads and is a physical reminder of the early pioneering life



Remodelled in 1938 to reflect the Hollywood style, this homestead elegantly echoes the lifestyle of D.J.S (Scobie) Mackinnon and his wife, Hollywood silent screen star Claire Adams


Mulberry Hill

Home of Daryl Lindsay who founded the National Gallery of Victoria and Joan Lindsay author of 'Picnic at Hanging Rock'


Portarlington Mill

Built in 1856, Portarlington Mill is a significant example of early flour mill constructed of local sandstone and timbers. It is one of the few once-common flour mills in good condition and open to the public


The Federal Standard Printing Works

One of the few substantially intact provincial newspaper printeries remaining from the gold mining era


Dow's Pharmacy

Built in 1859, the pharmacy remained open until 1968 and was operated by Hilda and Roy Dow from 1929. You will find many original shop fittings, records and pharmaceutical equipment. The extent to which retailing and the science of pharmacy and medicine have changed is well highlighted at Dow's Pharmacy


The Heights

Pre–fabricated in Hamburg, Germany, the Heights was erected in 1854 and is the largest dwelling of its kind in Victoria


International Property Guide

Access over 1000 National Trust properties worldwide with your membership for free. Click on the places below to explore more!

National Trust United Kingdom



New Zealand

Isle of Man


The Bahamas



Cayman Islands





For more visit the International National Trusts Organisation (INTO ). INTO works with the world’s heritage trusts to make your membership go further.