Today's Hours

Members: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
General Public: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Daily Schedule

Membership Office

Hours: 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Mon.–Fri.
Tel: (800) 840-4880 or (831) 648-4880
Fax: (831) 644-7554
E-mail Membership

Benefits for all levels include:

  • Unlimited free admission for one year
  • Express entry through our Member Entrance
  • Special evening and early morning hours
  • 10 percent discount in our Gift & Bookstore
  • Discounts on Aquarium Adventures programs and special events
  • Previews of special exhibitions
  • Exclusive e-mail announcements
  • Free subscription to our member magazine, Shorelines


Ocean Advocate $300
2 designated adults plus children or grandchildren (ages 3-21) and 2 transferable guest cards* (A portion is tax deductible)

Family $195
2 designated adults plus children or grandchildren (ages 3-21) (Fully tax deductible)

Individual $75
One designated adult (Fully tax deductible)

Student $50
One designated college student (with valid ID) (Fully tax deductible)

Senior $50
One designated adult (age 65+) (Fully tax deductible)

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*Guest cards are a benefit of your tax-deductible contribution and are intended for use by family and friends. They may not be sold or used for promotional purposes. Member need not accompany guest.

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