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
Members' Holiday Event
Friday, December 7
Experience a night of good cheer at our annual Holiday Event for members. This festive evening includes holiday music, photo opportunities with Santa, small bites, wine tasting (with wine glass purchase) and more! Shop for unique holiday gifts with your Member Night-exclusive 20 percent discount at our newly remodeled Aquarium Store. Start your Member Night with an optional dinner at the Restaurant where you'll enjoy a fixed menu featuring seasonal selections. Seating is limited and online reservations required.
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