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 general admission for one year. (Except for special events.)
Two membership cards per family.
$2 discounts on all classic IMAX movies (for up to eight people at one screening).
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.


Download a copy of the Aquarium’s Member newsletter:


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

Maritimes Newsletter_Summer 2013

Maritimes Newsletter_Spring 2013

Maritimes Newsletter_Summer 2012

Maritimes Newsletter_Fall 2011


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          Phone: 203.852.0700         Fax: 203.838.5416

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


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