Become a Member

Member Benefits

Lock in savings and maximize your fun by joining the Great Lakes Aquarium today!

  • Members park for free all year;
  • 10% discount in the gift shop;
  • Advance notice of and discounts on programs and events;
  • Invitations to member only events;
  • Special viewings of new exhibits;
  • Subscription to Currents, the quarterly newsletter that keeps members up-to-date.

Best of all, annual membership packages pay for themselves in three visits or less.

Contact Cathie with questions at 218-740-2037 or cdickey@glaquarium.org

Membership levels

Individual – $45 -Membership benefits for one named adult

Individual Plus – $60 -Membership benefits for one named adult, PLUS one free guest each visit

Family – $85 – Membership benefits for one or two named adults residing at the same address and their children or grandchildren age 17 and under

Family Plus – $115 – Membership benefits same as the family level, PLUS one free guest each visit

Superior Circle - an annual giving program that combines membership and additional support of Aquarium programming.

  • Silver – $250 – Family Plus benefits, PLUS six, one-time-use guest tickets
  • Gold – $500 – Family Plus benefits, PLUS 10, one-time-use guest tickets
  • Platinum – $1,000 – Family Plus benefits, PLUS 14, one-time-use guest tickets. Also includes a personal tour with the Executive Director by advance arrangement for you and up to 12 guests.
  • Palladium – $2,500 – Family Plus benefits, PLUS 20, one-time-use guest tickets. Also includes a personal tour with the Executive Director and program of your choice by advance arrangement for you and up to 12 guests.

GROUP CARE membership – Membership benefits for organizations including: licensed day care providers, group homes, assisted living facilities, organizations supporting those with special needs, families in transition and at-risk youth.

  • Group Care  - $75 – General membership benefits noted above and admission for 5 consumers/program participants each visit. Program staff are admitted free of charge when accompanying consumers/participants.
  • Group Care Plus – $150 - General membership benefits noted above and admission for 10 consumers/program participants each visit. Program staff are admitted free of charge when accompanying consumers/participants.

HOW CAN I PURCHASE A MEMBERSHIP? 

For Individual/Individual Plus/Family/Family Plus/Superior Circle Memberships:

Option 1: Click here to submit information and payment on-line with a credit card or via PayPal.
Option 2: Print this form and mail it with a check made out to Great Lakes Aquarium to Great Lakes Aquarium, Attn: Membership Department, 353 Harbor Dr., Duluth, MN 55802.
Option 3: Call 218-740-2037 to process payment and provide membership details over the phone.

For GROUP CARE memberships:
Option 1: Click here to submit information and payment on-line with a credit card or via PayPal.
Option 2: Call 218-740-2037 to process payment and provide membership details over the phone.