Membership of the Devon and Exeter Institution offers:
- Use of the library comprising over thirty thousand books the majority dating from the early 19th Century to the present day.
- Borrowing rights for books dating from the past 100 years and earlier depending on condition (at the discretion of the Librarian.)
- Spaces for study and research.
- Daily newspapers and a range of weekly and monthly journals and magazines.
- Comfortable chairs for informal reading in the Outer Library.
- A daily lunch service in the members’ dining room, from 12 noon – 1.30 pm.
- A meeting place in the center of Exeter.
- A programme of educational activities, cultural events and lectures for members and their guests.
- The opportunity to support one of Exeter’s hidden gems and preserve a collection of national importance.
Subscription Rates (from January 2017)
|Additional family member||£42.00|
|Temporary Member (3 months)||£44.00|
|Junior Membership (Under 18s)||£12.00|
|University Membership (Open to Students and Staff at the University of Exeter)||£0|
|Group Membership (available to other Educational Charitable Trusts)||£100.00|
|Non Members research / enquiry fee (per hour)||£10.00|
A ‘One-off’ joining fee of £15 per adult will be required on acceptance as a Member plus the subscription due.
You may purchase membership online and then provide identification to the DEI office to validate your application.
Alternatively, a hard copy of the application form available [here] or from the DEI office.
Please ring the bell to gain entry to the Institution and ask for the Assistant Secretary.