Become a Member

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Memberships can save you money in just a few visits. It allows you to come as often, and stay as long as you like.  Plus, you can share your Aquarium by bringing guests at a discounted admission price!

Membership Benefits

  • Unlimited free admission for 12 months
  • Free parking
  • Members can purchase discounted general admission tickets at $2.00 off adult admission and $1.00 off child admission
  • 10% discount at Gift Shop and Pepsi Shoreline Grill
  • 10% discount on Birthday Party reservations
  • Subscription to our digitial magazine, Star
  • Exclusive invitation to the 4th of July Members Only Picnic
  • An Aquarium decal to proudly display your support of our mission
  • The Texas State Aquarium provides discounted admission to over 150 other zoos and aquariums throughout Texas and beyond. Click here for a complete list of participating organizations and the discounts you will receive when you visit them.


To purchase your membership online, simply click on one of the buttons below:

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Customizable Memberships for Your Family

Dolphin BayTo 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 under 3 are free.  If you are interested in purchasing a membership for your business or organization please contact our Membership Office for more information.


Membership Levels 

General Membership*

1 year

Membership for One
Membership for one named person
Membership for Two
Membership for up to two named individuals
Membership for Three
Membership for up to three named individuals
Membership for Four
Membership for up to four named individuals
Each additional guest $30.00
*Senior (65+) or Military Membership receive 10% off  
A membership customized to fit your needs, up to 20 guest passes, VIP tour, invitations to exclusive receptions and donor previews, recognition in the Annual Report, and recognition on the Annual Donor Wall at the President’s Council level. Call 361-881-1324 for more information.
$1,000.00 or more