Discounts and Group Rates

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Plan-ahead pricing

With plan-ahead pricing, you choose the best fit for your budget and schedule. The farther in advance you purchase your tickets, the more you’re likely to save! Prices listed for each date will always be the most affordable option for that particular date. They’ll never decrease but they may increase, so purchasing earlier is always the best option! And tickets purchased online will always cost less than tickets purchased on site, even on the day of your visit.

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Seattle CityPASS

Save 46% on admission at Seattle's five top attractions, including the Seattle Aquarium. Visit the attractions at your own pace, in any order, over a 9-day period. Purchase CityPASS online for immediate delivery to your mobile device.

General discounts

Disability/1:1 aides

Discount for persons with disabilities not currently available.

Aides required and accompanied by persons with disabilities can enter the Aquarium free of change. Reservations are not required for an aide. Attendance will be accounted for at check-in.

Library Museum Pass program

This pass allows Seattle Public Library and King County Library cardholders to reserve and print out admission passes to participating Seattle attractions at no charge.

Museum pass holders will use the walk-up line for admission upon arrival; reservations are not necessary. Admission will be for the next available time slot.

Gold Cards and FLASH Cards

FLASH Card-holders may enter the Seattle Aquarium free of charge with one aide. Gold Card-holders may also enter the Aquarium free of charge. For more information, visit the City of Seattle’s Flash and Gold Card program page.

Available only at the Aquarium’s admission gate for the next available time slot.

Microsoft PRIME employee cardholders

$11/person—available to employees, one (1) adult guest and the employee's dependents who are under the age of 18.

Available only at the Aquarium’s admission gate for the next available time slot.

Senior and Military Discounts

Discounts not currently available.

Community Partner Connections Program



The Seattle Aquarium Connections program provides complimentary admission tickets and discounted memberships through community partner organizations. New and existing partner organizations can visit our Connections program page for more information. Individuals who have received complimentary tickets through this program can visit us using the walk-up admission line for the next available timeslot. Advance reservations are unavailable.

Additional discounts


Ticket discounts and reduced-price memberships are available to foster and kinship families, and Washington state recipients of EBT/WIC and ProviderOne services, when purchased at the Aquarium.

Tickets are available only at the Aquarium for the next available time slot. Online reservations are not available. Purchase your tickets at the admission gate upon entry. Have your valid verification ready. Please see below for additional information, including types of valid verification.

Foster and kinship families

In partnership with the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services and Child, Youth & Family Services, complimentary one-time-use admission tickets and discounted annual memberships are available to qualifying foster and kinship families.

Tickets

Free general admission tickets for adults, youth and children.

  • Limit of two adults and six children living in the same household (toddlers excluded from maximum).
  • Tickets are available only at the Aquarium for the next available time slot. Online reservations are not available.

Memberships

$25 annual memberships

  •  Covers two adults, up to six of their children (ages 18 and younger), plus one free guest with every visit.
    • For more information on membership benefits, visit our membership page.
    • Memberships available only at the Aquarium’s admission gate/next available entry time slot can be reserved at time of purchase.

Verification

Valid verification and photo ID that matches the verification document must be provided at time of entry. At least one adult must be present. Acceptable forms of documentation include:

  • Foster parent/caregiver licensed and unlicensed identification card provided by Washington Department of Child, Youth & Families OR a Kinship Navigator Card signed by authorized personnel.
Recipients of EBT/WIC and ProviderOne services

Discounted one-time-use admission tickets and annual memberships are available to qualifying Washington state resident individuals and families. Discounts are available for Washington state residents only.

Tickets

$5 general admission tickets for adults and youth; children ages 3 and younger free

  • Limit of six tickets per household (toddlers excluded from maximum).
  • Tickets are available only at the Aquarium for the next available time slot. Online reservations are not available.

Memberships

$25 annual memberships

  • Covers two adults, up to six of their children (ages 18 and younger), plus one free guest with every visit.
  • For more information on membership benefits, visit our membership page.
  • Memberships available only at the Aquarium’s admission gate/next available entry time slot can be reserved at time of purchase.

Verification

Valid verification and photo ID that matches the verification document must be provided at time of purchase. At least one adult must be present. Acceptable forms of documentation include:

  • Washington Quest (EBT) card, WIC voucher/card, ProviderOne Services card.
Discounts FAQ
What are the best times to visit using the walk-up line?
I’m visiting from out of state. Can I use my EBT/WIC card to receive a discount?
Can I set up a reservation in advance with my EBT/WIC/FLASH/Gold card?

Visit our FAQ page for additional questions.

Groups and COVID-19

Please note that, due to COVID-19 and current physical distancing guidelines, we are pausing all registrations for in-person group visits. Information on group rates and programs can be found below for the time when groups will be admitted again in the future. Please contact us with any questions.

Group rates

School groups

Group rates are available for school groups conducting self-guided visits to the Aquarium.

Public or corporate groups

Group rates are available for organizations not affiliated with a school.

Connections partner groups

For Connections partners visiting the Aquarium.