Membership: New for 2016!


Learn about the changes to our Membership Program:

Membership is much more than just free admission. Your membership makes a difference and gives you the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to increase understanding and awareness of the ocean environment and helping to protect it for the future.

  • New reciprocal benefits for Sea Star, Mariner, Sealife Sponsor, and Ocean Advocate members. Members receive reciprocal admission and benefits at over 750 institutions across the U.S. & Canada through our partnership with North American Reciprocal Museums Association (NARM

  • Jr. Explorer memberships for children under 12 now include a gift from the Laurena G. Chambers Gallery Book and Gift Store.  Your certificate for the gift will be mailed with membership card.  Makes a great birthday present!

  • Membership discounts are available for Seniors, Military and Students.  Must purchase by phone or in person with a valid ID.

  • Early registration for our Summer Camps.  

  • Discounts on Summer Camps are available to our Sea Star, Mariner, Sealife Sponsor, and Ocean Advocate levels. 

Special offer for current members!

  • You may renew your membership early at a Sea Star or higher level to receive the reciprocal benefits and summer camp discounts.  You will only be charged the difference in price and you will receive 1 full year of the upgraded membership PLUS the remainder of time on your current membership.

  • To upgrade your membership please call or visit us in person.  Upgrade special is not available online.