JOIN THE AQUARIUM!



You can help support exciting new exhibits, fun educational experiences and valuable conservation programs by joining the North Carolina Aquariums. Members receive a host of valuable benefits like free admission, but also take pride in supporting the Aquariums and their mission.

The Aquarium Society was recently ranked the top zoo and aquarium non-profit in the nation and awarded Four Stars for sound fiscal management by the online nonprofit watch group Charity Navigator. The Aquarium Society provides over $2 million in annual support to the Aquariums at Fort Fisher, Pine Knoll Shores, Roanoke Island, and Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head.


The NC Aquarium Society is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization (Tax ID# 56-1512990) and receives all gifts on behalf of the NC Aquariums and Jennette’s Pier.

The NC Aquariums are a division of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources and are accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.