Today's Hours

Members: 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
General Public: 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Daily Schedule

Membership Office

Hours: 9 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 the 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
  • A special toll-free help line with live operator


Ocean Advocate $275
2 adults plus children, 2 guest cards ($235 tax-deductible)

Member $195
2 adults plus children (Fully tax-deductible)

Individual $75
(Fully tax-deductible)

Student $50
(Fully tax-deductible)

Senior $50
(Fully tax-deductible)

Memberships are tax-deductible and include free admission for one year, express entry and discounts.

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Join Us for Our Next Member Event

Restaurant at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Member Night Dinner

Saturday, September 26

6:15–7:30 p.m.

Join us for a special dinner this month in Cindy's Waterfront restaurant. The dinner is limited to Aquarium members; seating is limited. Adult price is $46 (plus tax and gratuity), and menu includes: Heirloom tomato tart, goat chevre, arugula, aged balsamic; warm baby squash salad, local black cod, maple sweet potato puree, beurre blanc; sweet corn popsicles. Child price is $20 (plus tax and gratuity), and menu includes: Crudité with ranch in mason jars; grilled chicken, mashed potatoes; chocolate cake. To make a reservation, please call (831) 648-4872.
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Monterey Bay Aquarium member magazine Shorelines cover Spring 2014

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