Why Join?

Support the Seattle Aquarium and join today or give the gift of membership!

Memberships help the Aquarium

  • Build great new exhibits like "Life on the Edge" and "Life of a Drifter"

  • Care for over 400 species of fish and marine mammals

  • Train volunteers to man local beaches during low tide

  • 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

...and so much more!

Family Aquarium Membership benefits include:

  • Full year of unlimited access to the Aquarium for up to two named adults and up to five of their (grand)children age 18 and under (Individual level only allows one adult)
  • Two half-price guests per membership with every visit
  • Invitations to our special events and early openings
  • Members VIP express entrance into the Aquarium
  • Currents newsletter
  • Special rates and access to public and members-only Aquarium camps and programs
  • $1.00 off Hillclimb Republic Parking Garage per hour parked, maximum of $3.00 per visit. Validation available at Aquarium—not valid before 10:30am M-F (no elevator available)
  • 10% discount on all gift shop merchandise
  • 10% discount on all Aquarium Cafe purchases (excluding alcohol beverages)
  • Member window cling
  • Memberships are partially tax deductible- click here for more information

Family Plus Aquarium Membership benefits include:

  • All of the above basic Aquarium membership benefits


Memberships are not to be used with school field trips. For more information, please review our FAQ section.

  • One flexible guest each visit, perfect for families with a nanny or local grandparents (accompanied by named or unnamed member)