By joining our Business Membership program, you'll support conservation of the ocean and provide your company with special access to the Aquarium, positive exposure and unique ways to reward employees and clients.

Exclusive Benefits for All Business Memberships

  • Recognition on the Aquarium website
  • Recognition on a donor plaque in the Aquarium ($1,000 and above)
  • Listing in our member magazine, Shorelines
  • Subscription to Shorelines magazine
  • Opportunity to enroll in our Corporate & Credit Union Ticket Program for special rates on additional Aquarium tickets
  • Invitation to select donor events
  • Certificate of appreciation
  • Member rates on Aquarium Adventures programs for corporate groups
  • Special offer for employees to purchase family memberships
  • Eligibility for corporate volunteer opportunities

Join or Renew Your Business Membership

You can join or renew your business membership online, or by calling (831) 648-7978. Please e-mail Daisy Rivera if you have any questions.

Business Membership Levels and Additional Benefits

You'll receive all exclusive benefits listed plus:


Sea otter Kit on Exhibit

Business Leader

($25,000 and above)

  • 100 one-day admission tickets
  • Private tour for 12
  • Six family memberships
  • Reduced corporate event pricing
Moon jelly

Business Benefactor

($10,000 to $24,999)

  • 80 one-day admission tickets
  • Private tour for 12
  • Four family memberships
  • Reduced corporate event pricing

Business Steward

($5,000 to $9,999)

  • 60 one-day admission tickets
  • Private tour for 12
  • Two family memberships
  • Reduced corporate event pricing
Pharaoh cuttlefish

Business Patron

($2,500 to $4,999)

  • 40 one-day admission tickets
  • Reduced corporate event pricing
Giant Pacific octopus

Business Contributor

($1,000 to $2,499)

  • 20 one-day admission tickets
Zuri the African penguin

Business Affiliate

($500 to $999)

  • 10 one-day admission tickets


The Monterey Bay Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) organization (EIN 94-2487469). Contributions are tax-deductible as allowed by law. You'll receive an acknowledgment stating the value of any tangible benefits received.