COVID-19 UPDATE:

The NC Aquariums are now open! Memberships will be extended to recover the time that active benefits were unavailable due to Covid-19 closures. Members still receive free admission to the NC Aquariums but must obtain advance tickets to enter. AZA reciprocal admissions will not be available initially. NC Zoo members must follow advance ticketing guidance. Advance tickets are available here.

Holiday orders must be placed by Friday, December 4th for holiday delivery. Orders placed after December 4th may not arrive before December 25th.

Orders placed after December 15th may ship in the new year.

TEMPORARY MAINTENANCE

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THANK YOU!


ADOPT-AN-ANIMAL



Thank you for your interest in helping our animals through the Aquariums’ Adopt-an-Animal program! You can select from five of our most popular display animals, and choose the level of support you wish to provide. Your tax-deductible contribution will help the Aquariums feed, care for and display these animals for one full year. We appreciate your help!

Choose your Adopt-an-Animal today!

Please select from our friendly animal list below.

ADOPTION LEVELS

  • Adoption certificate
  • Animal fact card with conservation message & photos
  • Window decals
  • Name listed on website
  • Adoption certificate
  • Animal fact card with conservation message & photos
  • Window decals
  • Name listed on website
  • Plush animal
  • Adoption certificate
  • Animal fact card with conservation message & photos
  • Window decals
  • Name listed on website
  • Plush animal
  • Coupon for $10 off membership purchase/renewal

Learn more about the Adopt-An-Animal program

Adopt an Animal Tax Deductions

The North Carolina Aquarium Society is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization (EIN 56-1512990). Your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. The value of any tangible benefits received are estimated to be as follows:
Adoption Levels Annual Value of Benefits Received
Foster Friend $0
Foster Parent $5
Foster Supporter $15

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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.