Friends of the Aquarium

Join Friends of the Aquarium

If you are considering a donation of $300 or more become a Friend of the Aquarium today and be a vital part of the effort to bring our mission, Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment, to its fullest potential. Friends of the Aquarium enjoy access to special opportunities and experiences that allow you to see your contribution at work.


Contributor—$300

Family membership benefits, plus: two one-time use Aquarium passes, one guest per visit, recognition in our annual report and more.

Contributor Plus—$500

Contributor benefits, plus: personalized tour, complimentary admission for four to Lightning Talks.

Puget Sound Steward—$1,000

Contributor Plus benefits, plus: meet a diver opportunity, two additional one-time use Aquarium passes (four total).

Puget Sound Steward Plus—$2,500

Puget Sound Steward benefits, plus: invitation to a beach naturalist outing, two additional one-time use Aquarium passes (six total).

Ocean Advocate—$5,000

Puget Sound Steward Plus benefits, plus: meal prep experience, invitation to cocktails with the curators, and two additional one-time use Aquarium passes (eight total).

Ocean Advocate Plus—$10,000

Ocean Advocate benefits, plus: lunch with member of Seattle Aquarium leadership, two Splash! gala tickets, two additional one-time use Aquarium passes (ten total).

Marine Champion—$25,000

Ocean Advocate Plus benefits, plus: seal of approval two-hour behind-the-scenes experience; Gift Family membership to give to another family, or donate to a nonprofit or school auction.

Tax deductibility

The Seattle Aquarium has adopted and complies with the Donor Bill of Rights