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Become a member and help protect our ocean.

Help us tackle the critical issues affecting our ocean. Your membership support enables us to carry out this crucial work. When we act together, we can make a big difference to conserve the ocean for generations to come.



Ocean Advocate

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

Family

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

Individual

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

Senior

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

Student

$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

Join us — it's a no-brainer.

By becoming a member, you're supporting Monterey Bay Aquarium’s research and conservation initiatives to reduce ocean plastic pollution, protect wildlife and ecosystems, take on climate change and drive markets toward sustainable seafood. These issues are affecting ocean health — and our own survival — in profound ways.


*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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