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Become a member and help protect our ocean.

Monterey Bay Aquarium's conservation and science programs are tackling some of the most critical issues affecting ocean health. Support from our members makes this work possible.



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

We're all in this together.

By choosing mass transit or carpooling, we're helping the ocean and the animals who call it home. Climate change and ocean acidification are affecting ocean health — and our own survival — in profound ways. When we act collectively, each little thing can make a big difference to conserve the ocean for generations to come.


*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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