​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Membership is an incredible way to enjoy everything the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center has to offer​!

Members can also take advantage of lots of great benefits, including free admission to the Aquarium for one year, exclusive invitations to exhibit previews, programs, and members-only events, and special discounts throughout the year. Want to learn more? Talk to one of our representatives at the Aquarium's​ Members' Services Desk or at the admissions counter. Heard enough, and you want to join? Call us at (757) 385-3474, purchase or renew your membership online here, or download and complete the form h​ere to submit by mail.

We offer a 10% military discount on our membership levels (excluding Conservation Society levels). Membership must be purchased in person. Purchaser must show valid United States Armed Forces identification card to receive discount.

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Membership Levels

  • Individual - $75
    Admission for 1 named adult per day, ages 12 and up, along with general member benefits.
  • Individual + 1 - $100
    Admission for 1 named adult and 1 guest per day, along with general member benefits.
  • Family - $150
    Admission for up to 2 named adults in the same household (or 1 named adult and 1unnamed adult guest) and up to 4 children in the family under the age of 18, along with general member benefits.
  • Family + 1 - $185
    Same benefits as the Family membership, PLUS 1 named  or unnamed adult guest, and up to 4 children in the family under age 18.

Conservation Society

Do you love the Aquarium? Want to give back while enjoying all of the benefits of membership? Conservation Society Memberships support the Virginia Aquarium’s wonderful, mission-based programs. And, a portion of your Conservation Society membership is considered a tax-deductible donation! ​

  • Fellow - $250
    Enjoy the Individual + 1 benefits, along with 4 single-use Aquarium admission tickets.
  • Guardian - $500
    Enjoy the Family + 1 benefits, along with 6 single-use Aquarium admission tickets.
  • Leader - $1,000
    Enjoy the Family + 1 benefits, along with 10​ single-use Aquarium admission tickets, a private Behind the Scenes tour for up to 4 people, and two tickets to the annual Sensible Seafood Fest.

Click h​​ere​ to learn more about our membership program.​​​​​

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