Free teacher membership
Admission, discounts & early registration, and special events!


The Ocean Institute is excited to offer a free individual membership to all teachers! 

The membership includes year-round admission to the Ocean Institute, discount on activities such as whale watching, early registration for special events, and 10% off at the Laurena G. Chambers Gallery Book and Gift store. 

Visit us to be inspired by our STEM offerings, and get some ideas to take back to your classroom! 

We are open 7 days a week, with activities on the weekend such as fish dissections, animal feedings, and tours of The Pilgrim on Sundays.

To register your interest for the free teacher membership submit this form


      · K-12 Teachers currently employed in a public or private school.

      · Limited to California educators.

       · Must have valid school e-mail address to apply.