NC Aquarium Members receive free admission, but reservations are required at each Aquarium. Select the NC Aquarium Member option when you book online.

AZA reciprocal admission is available for advance tickets. NC Zoo members must follow the advance ticketing guidelines.

When you arrive, please have your reservation confirmation, your membership card, and a photo ID to check in.

See below toMemberships!


The nonprofit NC Aquarium Society invites you to join us in supporting the Aquariums and Jennette’s Pier by becoming a part of our Living Treasures Campaign.

With your help, Living Treasures will grow our partnerships and provide increased funding to allow the three Aquariums and Pier to prosper.

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.