Membership makes a difference—especially now

You can support our mission and the Aquarium's recovery from our unprecedented closure by becoming a member today. You'll enjoy a full year of Aquarium access (including access to the block of timed tickets we set aside for members every day!) plus an array of exclusive benefits. You can also show your support by giving the gift of Aquarium membership to someone you love with a membership gift certificate! 



All membership benefits for one named adult (18 & over). 

Add one free guest admission per visit with the Individual Plus plan. Just $40 more.



All membership benefits for two named adults (18 & over). 

Add one free guest admission per visit with the Dual Plus plan. Just $40 more.



All membership benefits for one or two named adults and up to six of their children/grandchildren (18 & under).

Add one free guest admission per visit with the Family Plus plan. Just $40 more.

Already have a membership?

Membership Benefits
  • Full year of unlimited access to the Aquarium
  • Two half-price guests per membership with every visit
  • Exclusive email invitations to our special events and early openings
  • 50% discount on After Hours tickets
  • VIP express entrance into the Aquarium
  • Free subscription to Currents magazine
  • Special rates and access to public and members-only Aquarium camps and programs
  • 10% discount on all gift shop merchandise
  • 10% discount on all café purchases (no alcohol beverages)
  • Your membership is fully tax deductible
  • Membership pays for itself in less than 2 visits!
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Memberships help the Aquarium
  • Care for over 400 species of fish and marine mammals
  • Build great new exhibits like Life on the Edge and Life of a Drifter
  • Train Beach Naturalist volunteers to advocate for the low tide creatures on our local shorelines
  • 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


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Membership Exclusive Events

Find out about the events and programs offered exclusively to members!

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Membership gift certificates

A membership gift certificate will be emailed to you and the membership will become active upon redemption. You will have the option during checkout to have a physical gift certificate mailed to the address of your choosing.* Gift certificates can also be purchased in person at the Aquarium. No information about the recipient is required at the time of purchase. All membership information will be collected when the gift certificate is redeemed.

*Please allow 2–3 business days for processing before the physical gift certificate is mailed.


Gift memberships

A gift membership is active upon purchase. All recipient information must be provided during checkout. The recipient will receive their digital membership cards via email within one week. If the recipient is already an existing member, this membership will be used to extend their current expiration date by one year.


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Donor clubs

Invest in the future of ocean conservation! If you are considering a donation of $300 or more, become a Friend of the Aquarium or Aquarium Ambassador today and be a vital part of bringing our mission, Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment, to its fullest potential. Donor club members enjoy access to special opportunities and experiences that allow you to see your contribution at work.

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Corporate membership

The Seattle Aquarium’s corporate membership program allows your company and business to make a lasting positive impact on our mission while giving your employees, clients, customers and their families the opportunity to access the Seattle Aquarium! From day passes to annual memberships to group tours, this program is available for organizations of all sizes.