Thank you for your interest in Membership. Our members are essential to everything we do—from supporting our core mission, to sharing Aquarium adventures with family and friends, to providing valuable feedback that helps us improve our efforts. The Aquarium and you, protecting the blue planet together.

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

Member Benefits

As a member you have access to 35,000 marine animals, 70 awe-inspiring exhibits, and exclusive events all year. But that is just the beginning.

ALL Members Enjoy

  • FREE express Aquarium admission for a full year*
  • FREE subscription to blue, our member magazine, and SeaMail, our member e-newsletter
  • DISCOUNTED Aquarium admission for additional guests (10%)*
  • FREE members-only Dive In! open houses, throughout the year
  • EXCLUSIVE invitations to our Fish, Fun, and Fright Halloween party, and adults-only evenings Fin & Tonic and That’s A-Moray
  • DISCOUNTS on dining and gift shop purchases (10%)
  • DISCOUNTED parking at several nearby facilities (check local parking options)
  • DISCOUNTED Aquarium Whale Watch tickets (16%)*
  • DISCOUNTS on educational programs, summer camps, and birthday parties
  • DISCOUNTS on Animal Encounters and Behind-the-Scenes Tours (10%)
  • WAIVED handling fees
  • EXCLUSIVE opportunity to join the New England Aquarium Dive Club
  • And more!

Or Enhance Your Experience with PREMIUM Benefits:

  • EXCLUSIVE September Sundays early morning Aquarium hours
  • INVITATION to our year-end Holiday Breakfast
  • SAVE MORE on Behind-the-Scenes Tours (50%)
  • PRIORITY registration for ticketed member events

Plus the satisfaction of knowing you’re supporting our pioneering work to protect marine life and save our oceans!

* Number of admissions and discounted tickets are determined by membership level.

  1. Membership Levels

     

    Standard 2
    $109

    Admits 2 every day
    (1 member + 1 guest)

    10% off IMAX tickets*

     

    Premium 2
    $135

    Admits 2 every day
    (1 member + 1 guest)

    2 free one-time IMAX passes

    Additional IMAX tickets $5* 

    Standard 4
    $159

    Admits 4 every day
    (1 member + 3 guests)

    2 free one-time IMAX passes

    10% off additional IMAX tickets*

     

    Premium 4
    $195

    Admits 4 every day
    (1 member + 3 guests)

    4 free one-time IMAX passes

    Additional IMAX tickets $5*

    Standard 6
    $209

    Admits 6 every day
    (1 member + 5 guests)

    4 free one-time IMAX passes
    10% off additional IMAX tickets*

     

    Premium 6
    $255

    Admits 6 every day
    (1 member + 5 guests)

    6 free one-time IMAX passes
    Additional IMAX tickets $5*

    Standard 8
    $259

    Admits 8 every day
    (1 member + 7 guests)

    6 free one-time IMAX passes
    10% off additional IMAX tickets*

     

    Premium 8
    $305

    Admits 8 every day
    (1 member + 7 guests)

    8 free one-time IMAX passes
    Additional IMAX tickets $5*

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

    Did you know? ONLY Aquarium members can join the New England Aquarium Dive Club. Formed in 1975, it is one of the oldest, largest, and most active dive clubs and is open to divers of all levels of experience. Just $15 in addition to your Aquarium membership purchase covers your entire household.  

     

     
    Please Note: 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. IMAX 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.
  2. Giving Societies

    Take your membership to the next level by joining the Giving Society. Your financial support helps us develop exceptional exhibits, engage and educate the public about the blue planet, and be a catalyst for positive change using innovative, proven research techniques and solution-based best practices to leverage and amplify marine conservation impacts around the world.

    Conservation Society $500 – $1,499

    Navigator Society $1,500

     

     

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  3. Members-Only Events

    Make the most of your membership with an ever-evolving roster of member-exclusive events, from family favorites like our Dive In! after hours and Fish, Fun, and Fright Halloween party to adults-only evenings and special opportunities.

    New in 2017! Exclusive events for Premium-level members: September Sundays early morning hours and our new December Holiday Breakfast.

  4. Member Publications

    • SeaMail. To make sure you don’t miss out on any of the Aquarium’s exciting news and happenings, sign up for SeaMail, including our monthly members’ e-newsletter, e-invitations, and late-breaking news. We will never share your email address and you can unsubscribe at any time.
    • blue members’ magazine. Our fun and informational quarterly members’ magazine will keep you in-the-know with fascinating articles, calendars of upcoming events, and details to help make every Aquarium visit amazing.

Have questions that aren’t answered here or on the Membership FAQ? Contact Membership at members@neaq.org or 617-973-6555, Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Aquarium relies on the generous support of individuals like you to help us do everything from keeping the lights lit and our amazing animals fed to advancing our many critical research and conservation efforts both locally and around the globe.