Memberships

Become a member today and help save the ocean for future generations.


Ocean Advocate

Whale
$300
  • Two designated adults
  • Your children or grandchildren (ages 3–21)
  • Two transferable guest cards*

Family

Sea otters
$250
  • Two designated adults
  • Your children or grandchildren (ages 3–21)
  • No transferable guest cards*

Individual

Sea turtle
$95
  • One designated adult
  • No children or grandchildren included
  • No transferable guest cards*

Senior
Puffin $75
  • One designated adult (age 65+)
    (or two adults for $150)
  • No children or grandchildren included
  • No transferable guest cards*

Student
Hermit crab $75
  • One designated college student (with valid ID)
    (or two students for $150)
  • No children or grandchildren included
  • No transferable guest cards*


Membership Benefits

To show our appreciation, members enjoy the following benefits:

Unlimited admission for one year with express entry through our Member Entrance

Special events and extended member-only hours

Discounts on tours, sleepovers and in our gift shops

A free subscription to our member magazine, Shorelines, and exclusive email announcements

*Guest cards are intended for use by family and friends. They may not be re-sold on third-party websites or used with vacation rentals and businesses. The misuse of guest cards will result in the loss of this benefit.

Membership fees are considered donations and therefore non-refundable.

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.

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