Cabrillo Marine Aquarium
  Friends Membership  

FRIENDS Membership

    Being a member is a great way to support Cabrillo Marine Aquarium while receiving special members-only benefits. It's a win-win! Join our membership program today.

Find out more about becoming a Member!
  Your FRIENDS membership helps support the Aquarium's quality education, research and outreach programs provided to nearly 150,000 schoolchildren each year. Membership has benefits for everyone – for you, the member and for us, the Aquarium! Keep your membership current and enjoy the following perks.

Membership Benefits (included with all levels for one full year):
  • Free Aquarium admission
  • Free Aquarium parking (number of passes increases with membership level)
  • Free subscription to Tidelines newsletter and calendar
  • Invitations to members-only events and exhibit premieres
  • 15% discount at the CMA Gift Shop
  • Discounts on all Aquarium workshops, excursions, education programs, and more
  • Free or discounted entry to more than 150 participating zoos, museums and aquariums nationwide
  • Unlimited access to Virginia Reid Moore Marine Research Library including FREE wireless internet
  • FREE entrance to CMA Meet the Grunion programs
Educators receive a special discount on membership - download the Teacher Discount Membership Application.

Become a FRIEND, renew your membership or give a gift membership using the links below or download our Membership Application.
Membership Levels

Student: $25  BUY
6 free parking entries ($54 value). Must have valid student ID.

Military Family: $40  BUY
12 free parking entries ($108 value)

Senior (62+): $40  BUY
6 free parking entries ($54 value)

Individual: $50  BUY
6 free parking entries ($54 value)

Family: $75  BUY
12 free parking entries ($108 value)

Supporter: $100  BUY
18 free parking entries ($108 value), a second personalized membership card and priority registration for events and programs

Sponsor: $150  BUY
18 free parking entries ($162 value), all Supporter benefits and a behind-the-scenes tour with senior CMA staff

Benefactor: $300  BUY
24 free parking entries ($216 value) and all Sponsor benefits

Patron: $500  BUY
Unlimited free parking entries, all Benefactor benefits and occasional special opportunities

Partner: $1,000  BUY
Unlimited free parking, all Patron benefits, a marine life photograph and invitations to exclusive special events including the Partners' Annual Dinner and early VIP entrance to the Grand Grunion Gala