Today's HoursDaily Schedule
Membership OfficeHours: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.,
Mon.–Fri. (except holidays)
Benefits for all levels include:
- Unlimited free admission for one year
- Express entry through our Member Entrance
- Special evening and early morning hours
- 10 percent discount in our Gift & Bookstore
- Discounts on tours, sleepovers and special events
- Previews of special exhibitions
- Exclusive email announcements
- Free subscription to our member magazine, Shorelines
2 designated adults plus children or grandchildren (ages 3-21) and 2 transferable guest cards*
2 designated adults plus children or grandchildren (ages 3-21)
One designated adult
One designated college student (with valid ID)
One designated adult (age 65+)
*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.
Join Us for Our Next Member Event
Member Night: Picnic by the Bay
Thursday, July 11
One of our most popular Member Nights is back! Bring your own picnic dinner or reserve one of our picnic baskets to pick up when you arrive. Then relax and enjoy your meal on our oceanfront decks or in front of your favorite exhibit. Please note that beer and wine are available for purchase at the Aquarium; you may not bring in your own alcoholic beverages. Member Nights are free for members and guest cards are honored. Registration not required. Please enter through the Main Entrance.Member Events