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: Science of the Sea
Saturday, January 26
Take your knowledge of the beautiful world around us a little deeper! Geek out on fin-tastic facts about ocean animals. Member Nights are free for members and guest cards are honored. Start your night with a delicious dinner in the Restaurant. Dinner starts at 6:15 p.m. and features a three-course fixed menu of seasonal selections. Dinner is $77 for adults, $26 for children under 12. Seating is limited and online reservations are required.
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