Membership – Aquarium of the Bay
Explore the wonders of the Bay Area ecosystem and join the movement to protect this special place we call home. Save money with our aquarium membership. As a member, you help advance our mission to enable conversations on climate resilience and ocean conservation globally, while inspiring actionable change locally by protection and preservation of the San Francisco Bay and its ecosystems, from Sierra to the Sea™.
Unlimited admission for one adult and a guest – $99
Unlimited admission for two adults(13+) and two children(4-12 years old, 3 & under free) – $140
Unlimited admission for two adults(13+), two children(4-12 years old, 3 & under free) and a flexible guest – $165
Family Plus membership, volunteer day for up to 25 guests, recognition in our annual report – $5,000 and up
- Unlimited admission for one year
- Invitations to discounted exclusive events, tours, lectures and more.
- Eco-Current Newsletter (Mailed quarterly)
- 25% savings on tickets for guests
- 10% discount in Aquarium gift shop
In addition to the above benefits, members will receive discounted admission to over 100 AZA aquariums, zoos, and museums.
BE the movement™
Each year, we engage millions of Bay Area community members and visitors from around the world through education, advocacy, and policy initiatives that inspire new relationships and understanding of our natural environment. Members support our work to:
- Provide free field trips for 25,000+ Bay Area students from underserved communities
- Fund interactive public education programs for hundreds of thousands of visitors
- Launch pioneering marine research and exploration endeavors of the Bay ecosystem
- Care for 20,000+ marine and indigenous animals at Aquarium of the Bay
- Advance policy and conservation initiatives that strengthen the health of the entire Bay watershed
Senior: $90 (65+)*
Military/ Veteran: $90*
Student: $90* (Must present valid ID at Front Desk when visiting)
*All discounted memberships have the same level benefits as Individual Membership*
AZA Reciprocal discount: 50% off General Admission tickets purchased onsite at the aquarium only, on a first come first serve basis. We do NOT provide this discount for online purchases and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.
Nonprofit Community Groups
Community Memberships are available for nonprofit organizations.* Community Memberships are listed under the name of the community group. To learn more about Community Memberships and pricing options, please contact the Membership Team. Email us at [email protected] or by phone at 415.262.4730.
*To ensure the best possible experience during your visit to the Aquarium, we request our Community Members provide 48 hours advance notice when a group of 6 or more plans to visit.
Our Corporate Members enjoy unique opportunities to support and get involved with our mission and learn about the Bay ecosystem. Corporate Member Benefits include participation in Corporate Volunteer Projects, admission tickets to Aquarium of the Bay and Free Admission Days for employees, private event rentals, and more. For information on Corporate Memberships, please contact our Membership Team. Email us at [email protected] or reach us by phone at 415.262.4730.
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Make A Splash
With an additional donation, you support our objective to provide unique environmental education programs to children across the Bay Area.
As a 501(c)3 nonprofit, our work is made possible through your generous support. Your contribution is tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Our Federal Tax ID number is 90-0401015.
Aquarium of the Bay
PIER 39 The Embarcadero & Beach St., San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone: (415) 262-4730
Email: [email protected]