The Aquarium’s ability to preserve and protect the beauty of our blue planet depends on the support of people like you. The Aquarium’s giving societies, both the Conservation Society and the Navigator Society, offer an array of benefits designed to enhance your Aquarium experience. An investment in the New England Aquarium at the Society level also provides critical unrestricted funding for all programs and makes an immediate difference on a daily basis.

Conservation Society

Join the Conservation Society with a gift of $500 or more. Conservation Society members enjoy all member benefits plus special receptions and invitations designed with their interests in mind. Find out more about Conservation Society giving levels and benefits.


Navigator Society

Become a member of the Navigator Society with a gift of $1,500 or more. Navigators enjoy all member benefits plus special access to Aquarium exhibits, scientists and leaders depending on the level of financial support. Find out more about Navigator Society giving levels and benefits.

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President’s Circle

The President’s Circle recognizes the New England Aquarium’s most generous individuals who commit to annual gifts of $25,000 or more. This exclusive leadership group provides gifts that address the critical needs of the institution. To learn more about the benefits of giving at the President’s Circle level contact Eric Shoen-Ukre, Director of Individual Giving, at or 617-226-2330.

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