Become a Member

20th Anniversary Holiday Special

Now through the end of 2019 – purchase or renew a membership and receive 14 months for the price of 12!

Give the gift of experiences or re-engage today.

Member Benefits

All Aquarium members enjoy:

  • Admission to the Aquarium at membership level – 364 days a year (the Aquarium is closed on Dec. 25)
  • 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;
  • Half-price tickets to the Duluth Children’s Museum and the Lake Superior Zoo;
  • $2 off tickets to the Science Museum of Minnesota (St. Paul).

Questions? Contact Guest Services Manager, Nicole Carlson, at 218-740-2005 or

Individual and Family Membership Levels

Individual – $55 

Membership benefits for one named adult

Individual Plus – $70

Membership benefits for one named adult, PLUS one free guest each visit

Family – $95 

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

Family Plus – $125

Membership benefits same as the family level, PLUS one free guest each visit

*This is the membership level (Family Plus) required in order for a nanny or alternate caregiver to bring children to the Aquarium in your stead.

Become a member or renew your membership

Purchase a Gift Membership

NOTE: All membership purchases are non-refundable.

Group Care Memberships

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

Group Care  – $95

General membership benefits noted above and admission forconsumers/program participants each visit. Program staff are admitted free of charge when accompanying consumers/participants.

Your organization may purchase as many of these memberships as you need in order to cover your participants.

Become a GROUP CARE member.