Membership Renewal

National Aquarium

Stick Around for Another Year

Membership to the National Aquarium directly supports conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures by helping to fund the Aquarium’s conservation initiatives, research projects and education programs.

As a nonprofit organization, the National Aquarium restores habitats and preserves species in the Chesapeake Bay and around the world—with support from our members. In addition to helping us to protect and preserve this blue planet, you will also join our family, receiving unlimited access to the Aquarium and other great benefits.

As a valued member, you can renew your membership at a special rate.

Same Great Benefits

  • Unlimited daily admission for one year. A great value! Enjoy more than 17,000 animals in award-winning habitats.
  • Immediate entry after check-in at Members’ Entrance (Baltimore) 
  • Member-exclusive discounts 
  • Invitations to free members-only events
  • Discounts on programs and events
  • Watermarks magazine
  • Ability to purchase advance tickets for friends or family (Baltimore)
  • Memberships are fully or partially tax-deductible
  • Plus, your membership helps the Aquarium inspire conservation of the world's aquatic treasures.


Full membership privileges for one person




Full membership privileges for two people of any age at the same address.




Includes two adults and up to four children or grandchildren (ages 3 - 21) named on the membership.



Family Circle

Includes two adults and up to six children or grandchildren (ages 3 - 21) named on the membership. 

 + Two guests per visit.



Renew your Donor-level Membership

Dolphin Club

Full membership privileges for one or two adults and up to six of your unmarried children 21 and under living in the same household.
+ Two guests per visit.
+ Eight one-time-use tickets.*
+ Invitations to special events.



Aquarist Circle: $1,000

Includes all of the above benefits
+ Recognition in the Annual Report and on the Annual Giving Donor Plaque in the National Aquarium, Baltimore
+ Two additional one-time-use tickets
(total of 10).

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Buy as Gift

* One-time-use tickets for Dolphin Club and other donor levels will be mailed with your membership cards. For immediate use of one-time-use tickets, membership may be purchased at the Aquarium.

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