Why Join?

Support the Seattle Aquarium and join today or give the gift of membership!

Memberships help the Aquarium

  • Build great new exhibits like "Life on the Edge" and "Life of a Drifter"

  • Care for over 400 species of fish and marine mammals

  • Train volunteers to man local beaches during low tide

  • Rescue animals that are injured or in need of assistance

  • Perform valuable research on animals like the amazing Sixgill shark

  • Deliver marine science education to over 40,000 school children annually

...and so much more!

Family Aquarium Membership benefits include:

  • Full year of unlimited access to the Aquarium for up to two named adults and (grand)children age 18 and under (Individual level only allows one adult)
  • Two half-price guests per membership with every visit
  • Invitations to our special events and early openings
  • Members VIP express entrance into the Aquarium
  • Currents newsletter
  • Special rates and access to public and members-only Aquarium camps and programs
  • $1.00 off Hillclimb Republic Parking Garage per hour parked, maximum of $3.00 per visit. Validation available at Aquarium—not valid before 10:30am M-F (no elevator available)
  • 10% discount on all gift shop merchandise
  • 10% discount on all Aquarium Cafe purchases (excluding alcohol beverages)
  • Member window cling
  • Memberships are partially tax deductible- click here for more information

Family Plus Aquarium Membership benefits include:

  • All of the above basic Aquarium membership benefits


Memberships are not to be used with school field trips. For more information, please review our FAQ section.

  • One flexible guest each visit, perfect for families with a nanny or local grandparents (accompanied by named or unnamed member)