Become a Member

Visitors at the Info-Pacific Coral Reef exhibit at the New England Aquarium.
Visitors at the Info-Pacific Coral Reef exhibit at the New England Aquarium. Photo: Vanessa Kahn

Together we can make a vital, vibrant, and healthy ocean possible.

Our members enjoy a year of free admission, discounts, exclusive hours, and more. Members also provide crucial support for our mission to protect the blue planet, helping us be there for rescued and endangered animals who need our help.

 

JOIN OR RENEW A MEMBERSHIP FOR YOUR HOUSEHOLD

GIVE THE GIFT OF MEMBERSHIP

Membership Benefits

As a member, you have access thousands of animals, awe-inspiring underwater worlds, and countless opportunities to learn.

All Members Enjoy:
  • Free express Aquarium admission for a full year*
  • Free subscription to our magazine, blue, which will keep you in-the-know with articles and features highlighting our conservation and research
  • Free subscription to SeaMail, our member e-newsletter
  • Free members-only Aquarium hours throughout the year
  • Discounted Aquarium admission for additional guests (10%)*
  • Discounted dining and gift shop purchases (10%)
  • Nearby parking
  • Discounted Aquarium Whale Watch tickets (20%)*
  • Discounted Animal Encounters
  • Exclusive opportunity to join the New England Aquarium Dive Club for $15 per member household

*Limited to the number of admissions permitted with your membership level

Or Enhance Your Experience with PREMIUM benefits:
  • Priority registration for ticketed member events
  • Discounts on virtual Animal Encounters

Standard Membership

Standard 2: $109
  • Admits two every day (one member and one guest)
  • 10% off Simons Theatre tickets*
Standard 4: $159
  • Admits four every day (one member and three guests)
  • Two free one-time Simons Theatre passes
  • 10% off additional Simons Theatre tickets*
Standard 6: $209
  • Admits six every day (one member and five guests)
  • Four free one-time Simons Theatre passes
  • 10% off additional Simons Theatre tickets*
Standard 8: $259
  • Admits eight every day (one member and seven guests)
  • Six free one-time Simons Theatre passes
  • 10% off additional Simons Theatre tickets*

Premium Membership

Premium 2: $135
  • Admits two every day (one member and one guest)
  • Two free one-time Simons Theatre passes
  • Additional Simons Theatre tickets $5*
Premium 4: $195
  • Admits four every day (one member and three guests)
  • Four free one-time Simons Theatre passes
  • Additional Simons Theatre tickets $5*
Premium 6: $255
  • Admits six every day (one member and five guests)
  • Six free one-time Simons Theatre passes
  • Additional Simons Theatre tickets $5*
Premium 8: $305
  • Admits eight every day (one member and seven guests)
  • Eight one-time Simons Theatre passes
  • Additional Simons Theatre tickets $5*

*Limited to the number of admissions permitted with your membership level

  • At least one member must be present and included in the admission count when visiting. Memberships are nonrefundable and nontransferable, and are revocable licenses.
  • Membership levels, benefits, and prices are subject to change without notice.
  • Discounted Aquarium admission for additional guests (not to exceed the number of guests permitted by your membership level) must be purchased in person by the member for same-day use.
  • Simons Theatre passes are one-time use, expire on the same date as your membership, and cannot be accepted for special presentations or events.
  • Membership benefits may not be used in conjunction with school or group trips.
  • Memberships are intended for private households. However, the Aquarium does offer group discounts.
  • The New England Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Membership Pricing

Please note: Memberships are intended for private households; however, the Aquarium does offer corporate memberships and group discounts.

Standard

Standard 2

$109

Standard 4

$159

Standard 6

$209

Standard 8

$259
Premium

Premium 2

$135

Premium 4

$195

Premium 6

$255

Premium 8

$305

Member FAQs

Review answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about membership at the New England Aquarium.

Visitors at the top of the Giant Ocean Tank
Visitors at the top of the Giant Ocean Tank Photo: Caitlin Cunningham

Member Updates

Already a member? Here's where you can find more information about your membership, including how to check in when you visit and dates for exclusive member events.

Giant Pacific Octopus on exhibit
Giant Pacific octopus in the Olympic Coast Sanctuary Exhibit

Start Your Year of Fun

Become a member, starting at $109 per year. Let’s take action for the ocean, together.

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Gift of Membership

Through a gift of membership, your gift recipient will have so many unforgettable adventures with us, and experience all the Aquarium has to offer, both in-person and virtually. It’s like unwrapping your present again every time they visit!

A visitor at the Harbor Seal Exhibit at the New England Aquarium
A visitor at the Harbor Seal Exhibit at the New England Aquarium

Plan Your Next Visit

Explore our most popular exhibits, find things to do on Central Wharf, review parking options, and more.

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