Aquarium fees

Visit just the Aquarium—or if you have more time, enjoy the Aquarium and some of the other special places in Seattle with a CityPASS. Even better: become an Aquarium member to support our mission while receiving unlimited admission and exclusive benefits for an entire year!

The Seattle Aquarium is a nonprofit organization. Your paid admission benefits marine conservation education and programming—as well as the Aquarium’s 10,000+ animals.

Aquarium only

Adult (ages 13 & over) $29.95
Youth (ages 4-12)* $19.95
Child (ages 3 & under) Free
*Children 12 years and under must be accompanied by an adult while at the Aquarium.
(Only available at the Aquarium, not online)
Seniors 65+ $2.00 off
Persons with disabilities $2.00 off

Active military (ID required)

$2.00 off


Group reservations

Please register your group in advance to guarantee your desired entry time. A 10% discount is available to groups who register with 20 or more visitors and one person paying for the entire group.

Register your group here.

*Please note: the Seattle Aquarium does not offer birthday parties at this time.


Aquarium memberships

Support the Aquarium and make visiting fun. The more you come, the more you save. Learn more.


Seattle Aquarium Connections program

The Seattle Aquarium aims to be inclusive and welcoming to all, and believes that our audience should reflect the diversity of our region. Toward that end, the Seattle Aquarium Connections program provides complimentary admission tickets through community partner organizations. Learn more.

Seattle Public Library—Museum Pass program

The Seattle Aquarium participates in the Museum Pass program, which allows Seattle Public Library and King County Library cardholders to reserve and print out admission passes to participating Seattle attractions at no charge.

For more information and to reserve an Aquarium pass go to: Seattle Public Library - Museum Pass Program or King County Library System - Museum Pass Program

Aquarium plus Argosy harbor cruise*

Adult (ages 13 & over) $49.95
Youth (ages 4-12) $29.95
Child (ages 3 & under) Free

*For harbor cruise information click here.


Save 45 percent or more on admission and skip the ticket lines with CityPASS, a five-attraction ticket to Seattle fun. Includes admission to the Seattle Aquarium as well as Argosy Cruises Harbor Tour, Seattle Space Needle Day/Night, Pacific Science Center OR Chihuly Garden and Glass, and the Museum of Pop Culture OR the Woodland Park Zoo. Purchase your pass at the Aquarium ticket booth or online, and enjoy up to nine days of Seattle's best sights. Click here to buy yours today.

Adult (ages 13 & over) $89.00
Youth (ages 5-12) $69.00