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Your tax-deductible contribution* will help fund exhibits, programs, and
conservation efforts while demonstrating to your customers and
employees your love and support for the Aquariums. Choose from three membership levels:

  • One tax-deductible* Curator-level annual membership,
    provided for the family of the business owner

    • Free Admission for members and one guest each visit
    • 10% Discount on additional Admissions (up to 6 per visit)
    • Free or discounted admission at more than 150 other aquariums and zoos across the U.S.
    • 10% Program and Gift Shop discounts
    • Trick-or-Treat Under the Sea discount
    • Monthly E-Newsletter
    • Free Walk-on at Jennette’s Pier
    • Premium Member Gift Package
  • Complimentary Aquarium admission tickets that can be distributed to customers, employees or friends
  • 25% discount off Aquarium memberships for company employees (must provide employee roster)
  • VIP invitations to special events at the Aquarium
  • Custom window decals for business storefronts and vehicles


Aquarium Membership discount for employees is 25% for all three levels.


  • Business name listed on the Aquarium/Pier website donor pages.
  • Business name listed in the Aquariums’ Annual Review,
    made available to more than 15,000 member households
  • Offshore Club members and cumulative donors ($1,000+)
    listed in each Aquarium’s donor recognition feature.

*Sales tax for the FMV portion is included in the total membership cost.

“Supporting the Aquarium is good
business — it helps drive the local
economy, and our Business
Membership offers something 
special for our employees 
and their families.”

Dean Wagaman,
Kurtis Chevrolet,
Morehead City, NC.