On-site program details
October 2015—June 2016
On-site classroom programs are free with Aquarium admission. The following admission rates apply to pre-registered groups of 10 or more.
Adults/youth age 4 and over: $9.50.
Children age 3 and under: No fees.
Passes, discounted tickets, coupons and Seattle Aquarium membership cards are not valid for school group admission fees.
Program start times and duration
Program start times: 9:45am (pre-K only), 10:45am, 12:15pm and 1:45pm. We can accommodate two groups per time slot. Groups must arrive at the Aquarium a minimum of 15 minutes prior to the start of the program. Five minutes before the program begins, an Aquarium instructor will meet your group to take you upstairs to our classrooms.
Program length: 30 minutes for pre-K programs; 60 minutes for all other programs.
Fees: Classroom programs are free with admission.
The minimum group size is 10 students. Maximum of 25 students in pre-K programs; maximum of 32 students in all other programs. Due to space and safety concerns, a maximum of 10 chaperones will be permitted into the classroom.
Conservation education fund scholarships
Scholarship assistance for admission, transportation and off-site programs is available to qualifying schools. Scholarships are awarded as funding is available. Priority will be given to 40 percent or greater free and reduced lunch or equivalent schools, Head Start, ECEAP, special needs and ESL/ELL classes. Limited funding available. Please apply online when registering for programs.