Gifts of membership

Give a gift that lasts all year! Plus, take advantage of our holiday promotion: 10% off the price of membership gift certificates.
Discount will be applied automatically during step 4 of checkout and is valid November 1–December 31, 2019.

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
  • VIP express entrance into the Aquarium
  • Free subscription to Currents newsletter
  • Special rates and access to public and members-only Aquarium camps and programs
  • $1.00 off Republic Hillclimb Parking Garage per hour parked, maximum of $3.00 per visit. Validation available at Aquarium—not valid before 10am M-F (no elevator available)
  • 10% discount on all gift shop merchandise
  • 10% discount on all café purchases (no alcohol beverages)
  • Your membership is fully tax deductible
  • Member window cling
  • Membership pays for itself in less than 2 visits!

Membership gift certificates—10% off


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 permanent membership cards in the mail in 2–3 weeks. If the recipient is already an existing member, this membership will be used to extend their current expiration date by one year .