Become a Member Today!

The Aquarium is extending membership expiration dates on all current memberships by the amount of time we are closed to the public.   All memberships will have a full 12 months to enjoy all of their membership benefits.

Renewal Examples

*Based on estimated reopening dates

Expiration Date

Extended Expiration Date*

April 30, 2020

June 30, 2020

May 31, 2020

July 31, 2020

June 30, 2020

August 31, 2020

*Note: Based on estimations only. The Aquarium does not yet have an official reopening date. 

Membership Benefits

  • Free admission for 12 months for the named individuals on the membership
  • Free parking
  • Discounts at the Gift Shop
  • Discounts at Cafe Aqua and Pepsi Shoreline Grill
  • Discounts on educational programs like SeaCamp and Seafood Wars
  • Members can purchase discounted general admission tickets at $5 off adult admission and $4 off military, senior and child admission
  • Discounts on Birthday Party reservations
  • Subscription to our digital magazine, Star
  • Discounts on admission tickets at 150 AZA reciprocal zoos and aquariums
  • Discounts on Exclusive Encounters like Feed the Fish and Discover Dolphins.

Customizable Memberships for Your Family

To select the level that is best for your family, you will need to decide how many people you would like cover under your membership. You can name every slot in your membership if you like or you can leave slots open for guests so you can bring someone different each time. Every membership requires at least one named individual. Once an individual is named, that slot is reserved for that member and cannot be transferred to someone else. At least one named individual needs to be present with the membership card and a valid photo ID to use the membership.

Membership is intended for personal, household use. Children 2 and under are free.  If you are interested in purchasing a membership for your business or organization please contact our Membership Office for more information.

All memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable.

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Subscription Membership Option

The Aquarium is excited to provide members with a new option to pay for their annual membership!  By selecting the Subscription option during your online purchase, you will pay a portion of the renewal fee today and then have the remainder of the renewal rate broken up over the next 11 months.  Your credit card will be automatically charged on the 1st of each month. Subscription members can pay as little as $14.95 for a Party of 4 membership!

By selecting the Subscription option, you are not going to pay anymore than you normally would.  If you have any questions, please contact the Membership Office at 361-881-1340.  Please note this option is only available for online membership purchases.


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Membership Levels

 President’s Council

The President’s Council is a group of philanthropic individuals who help ensure the continued growth of the Texas State Aquarium with annual contributions of $1,000 or more.

Corporate Partners

Corporate Partners are companies who are committed to providing ongoing annual support for the Aquarium’s operations. Their generosity assists the Aquarium in achieving our mission by providing valuable and reliable funding that help offset the cost of a variety of needs such as purchasing food for animals and maintenance of exhibits. These companies receive community exposure and enjoyable benefits for their employees and their families.