​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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. Currently we are offering a Members Only Hour, daily from 9 to 10 a.m. for members to enjoy the exhibits prior to the doors opening to the public.  Advance ticket purchase is required for all Aquarium visits and reservations for the Member Only Hour can be made here.

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). Memberships can be purchased by calling (757) 385-3474. Purchaser must show valid United States Armed Forces identification card at next visit to receive discounted membership.

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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.

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

Click here for more on reopening information for members.​​

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