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.
The N.C. Aquariums remain closed to the public. However, all aspects of our website are operating as usual. The earliest we expect to reopen is July, if North Carolina moves into Phase 3. Jennette’s Pier in Nags Head is open, and initial hours of operation are 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
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Frequently Asked Questions
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.