It's all within an easy walk of the [train] station too – including The Maritime Aquarium, the one relatively new building in the group and the one that enables grownups to enjoy browsing and shopping while still entertaining the children."
– The New York Times

Support Fun Fact

Our trained and devoted volunteers give some 25,000 hours of their time each year to the Aquarium, helping to share the "WOW!" at such exhibits as the seals, Touch Tank and Shark & Ray Touch Pool. They’re great!.



Members Receive

Unlimited FREE Visits. Members get free Aquarium visits as often as you like for a full year. You’ll want to come back to tour our ever-changing special exhibits and experience our spectacular IMAX movies.

Skip the Line. Membership shines at our busiest times. Our dedicated, members-only line gets you in quickly on the days everyone wants to visit.

VIP Treatment. Members receive invitations for special Member-Only events, advance IMAX screenings, family workshops and much more.

Discounts on Everything. Including your friends! Bring them to the Aquarium and they get discounted admission because they are with you, a member. You also get discounts on IMAX® movies, in our gift shop and more.

Aquarium Family

Member Benefits:
• Unlimited Aquarium & Classic IMAX® movie for one year. (Except for special events.)
• Two membership cards per family.
• $2 discounts on all classic IMAX® movies for guests.
• Discounts on many educational programs, trips, lectures, and workshops.
• 10% discount at The Maritime Aquarium Gift Shop.
• Member-Only events, including IMAX screenings, exhibit previews and sleepovers.
Opportunity to buy discounted Guest Passes good for admission to The Maritime Aquarium (when accompanied by a member).
Seniors (ages 65 & up) receive a $10 discount off the cost of membership.

If you prefer, you can print out a Membership Application.pdf and either mail it, fax it (203) 838-5416 or bring it with you when you visit us. Membership makes a difference, join today!
Please contact our Membership Office to purchase a gift of membership.

Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.

Member Categories

Individual Plus One: BUY ONLINE NOW
$100 ($190/two years)

All the benefits of membership for one named adult and a guest, or two named adults.

$150 ($290/two years)
All of the benefits of membership for two named adults living at the same address and their children OR grandchildren, 18 and under.

Family Au Pair: BUY ONLINE NOW
$170 ($330/two years)
All of the benefits of a family membership PLUS Free admission for children’s caregiver with family membership card.

$200 ($390/two years)
All of the benefits of a Family Au Pair membership PLUS One guest per visit (accompanied by member).

Family Deluxe: BUY ONLINE NOW
$275 ($500/two years)
All of the benefits of membership PLUS One guest per visit (accompanied by member). Free admission for children’s caregiver with family membership card.

We have Gift Cards!
Memories, Inspiration, Togetherness
NEW!  We have gift cards in any amount that can be used for Aquarium visits, IMAX® movies, memberships, boat cruises, public programs and more.
A gift of Aquarium membership offers unlimited visits all year long.
Gift Cards are NOT available for purchase online and CANNOT be used to purchase tickets online.

Gift Cards are NOT accepted in the Café, Gift Shop or at SharpShooters.
There is no handling fee for an over-the-phone transaction. They do not expire.

If you would like to purchase a Gift Card, please visit the Aquarium or contact our Reservations Department at (203) 852-0700, ext. 2206, Mon.-Fri. between 9:20 a.m. & 4:30 p.m. Please also consider a tax-deductible gift to The Maritime Aquarium, supporting our non-profit institution and mission.


Download a copy of the Aquarium’s Member newsletter:

Maritimes Newsletter – Summer 2016

Maritimes Newsletter - Winter/Spring 2016 

Maritimes Newsletter_Fall_2015

Maritimes Newsletter_Summer_2015

Maritimes Newsletter_Winter-Spring 2015

Maritimes Newsletter_Summer 2014

Maritimes Newsletter_Spring 2014

Maritimes Newsletter_Winter 2014



Mission: The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate and protect
the Long Island Sound ecosystem and the global environment through living exhibits,
marine science, and environmental education.

10 North Water Street  •  Norwalk, CT 06854
Tel: 203-852-0700

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.

© 2016 The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk

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