Membership Benefits

ICOMOS Documentation Centre

By becoming a member you will get access to a wealth of information on conservation and restoration via the ICOMOS Documentation Centre in Paris.

The Documentation Centre houses various collections which specialize on cultural heritage, historic monuments and sites, archaeology, conservation and restoration techniques, cultural landscapes, cultural routes, cultural tourism, types of architecture (earthen, wooden, vernacular…), historic gardens and parks, historic towns and villages, industrial heritage, rock art, heritage at risk, inventories, legislation on cultural heritage.  The Centre’s most important collection are the original documents of the cultural and natural sites which have been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1978. 

Further information may be found at ICOMOS Documentation Centre.

Free or Discounted Entry to Selected Monuments

Members get free or discounted entry to a number of sites both locally and internationally upon presentation of your ICOMOS card. Email us on for further information.

A list* of Monuments and Sites which offer free or reduced access may be found at ICOMOS Membership Card – Benefits.

*The list is indicative and not exhaustive. Free or reduced access is a concession which these establishments kindly make to ICOMOS members – the final decision whether to grant such access always rests with the Monuments/Sites/Museums themselves – and may not apply to all events they organise (e.g. temporary exhibitions).