Open Tuesday - Sunday | 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.*
Closed Monday
*Hours subject to change. Please contact us for Special Event & Holiday hours


Our members help support our mission of culitvating a community that is dedicated to ocean stewardship through education, engagement and action. As a non-profit organization, the Central Coast Aquarium relies on its members to help provide a foundation of support. Join today and help make a difference! 

Our family membership packages are a great deal if your family loves coming to the aquarium often!  Your membership gets you 10% discount off items in the gift shop, as well as discounts on summer camps and birthday parties.  Members will also enjoy special "member-only" events and priority registration for our popular summer camps. 

Rates & Benefits

Family Membership (up to five people*) - $65/year

  • FREE family admission to the CCA for one year (up to five people)
  • 10% off gift shop purchases, birthday parties, and special events
  • 10% off Summer Camp Registration
  • Pre-registration for summer camps
  • Invitation to members-only events

*Additional family members may be added for $10 per person. Please contact us if you would like to add addtional family members to your account.

Please Note:  Our aquarium's public hours change seasonally and reflect the school system schedule.  In the summer the aquarium is open everyday (except for Mondays for deep cleaning and water changes).  From fall through spring we limit our public hours to weekends and during the week we provide field trip tours and marine science lessons to visiting schools and private groups.  Please check our online calendar to view our current public hours and projected public hours, so that you can determine the dates that you can enter the aquarium using your membership.