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Support the Seattle Aquarium

Seattle Aquarium membership

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Become a member

Membership benefits

  • Full year of unlimited access to the Aquarium
  • Access to an exclusive number of member-only tickets per entry time slot
  • Two half-price guests per membership with every visit
  • Exclusive email invitations to our special events and early openings
  • 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)
  • Memberships are fully tax deductible
  • Membership pays for itself in less than three visits!
  • Supporting our mission of Inspiring Conservation of Our Marine Environment

Downloadable membership benefit information: 會員資格 (Chinese)Membership (English)Abonnements (French)Membresías (Spanish)

Membership gift options

A membership gift certificate will be emailed to you (the purchaser) 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 two to three business days for processing before the physical gift certificate is mailed. Then, standard USPS mailing times apply.

A gift membership is active upon purchase. All recipient information must be provided during checkout. The recipient will receive their digital membership card 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.

Discounted memberships

Washington state residents with EBT, WIC or ProviderOne services cards qualify for a discounted membership.

Please visit our discounts page for more information.

Membership levels

Explore our different membership levels and options.

Questions? View our membership FAQ.

Individual memberships

All membership benefits for one named adult (age 18 and over).
Add one free guest admission per visit with an Individual Plus membership!

One free guest admission per visit, Just $50 more!

Individual plus


Dual memberships

All membership benefits for two named adults (age 18 and over). 
Add one free guest admission per visit with a Dual Plus membership!

One free guest admission per visit, Just $50 more!

Dual plus


Family memberships

All membership benefits for one or two named adults and up to six of your children/grandchildren (age 18 and under).
Add one free guest admission per visit with a Family Plus membership!

One free guest admission per visit, Just $50 more!

Family plus



Website maintenance

Please note: Our ticketing and membership systems will be offline for approximately two hours starting at 9pm Pacific on Tuesday, February 20. During the maintenance window, online ticketing and membership will not be available.

Thank you for understanding.

Support the Seattle Aquarium

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With your help, the Seattle Aquarium builds connections with our community to inspire conservation and curiosity for marine life. When you make an end-of-year gift by December 31, you'll be joining us in protecting our shared marine environment—now and for generations to come. Thank you!

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Giving Tuesday

Make a tax-deductible donation to the non-profit Seattle Aquarium

Your donation will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $10,000 thanks to a very generous anonymous donor!