Give the Gift of Mote Membership!

A gift membership is the perfect way for you to share your love of Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium with friends and family who have the same sea-worthy interests. Each membership provides a year of benefits for the recipient and a second cardholder, including free visits to Mote Aquarium for cardholders and a certain number of guests depending on the membership level. Cardholders must be age 16 or older. 

Start a Mote Membership today!

For gift memberships: While completing your purchase online, select the box that says "This is a membership for someone else."

Gift membership downloadable certificate screenshot with otter in Santa hat

Got your gift membership? Surprise your recipient with this cute certificate! Click to download our printable PDF.
 

 



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Registration instructions

Reserve your free Aquarium tickets (registration required first)
Ticket reservation instructions and walkthrough video

Members who have never logged in before will need to register. Register and log in to reserve your free Aquarium tickets, change your contact information or check your membership expiration date.


Current Mote Membership levels

Level

Price

Benefit

Party of Two

$95

Party of Four

$125

  • Member benefits for up to two named members, allowing admission for both named members and any two guests OR one named member and any three guests (total admission, four people) per Aquarium visit.
  • Reciprocal zoo / aquarium benefits (typically 50% off tickets)

Party of Six

$175

  • Member benefits for up to two named members, allowing admission for both named members and any four guests OR one named member and any five guests (total admission, six people) per Aquarium visit.
  • Reciprocal zoo / aquarium benefits (typically 50% off tickets

Party of Eight

$500

  • Member benefits for up to two named members, allowing admission for both named members and any six guests OR one named member and any seven guests (total admission, eight people) per Aquarium visit.
  • Reciprocal zoo / aquarium benefits (typically 50% off tickets)

Party of Ten

$1,000

  • Member benefits for up to two named members, allowing admission for both named members and any eight guests OR one named member and any nine guests (total admission,10 people) per Aquarium visit.
  • Reciprocal zoo / aquarium benefits (typically 50% off tickets)


Membership benefits—click to expand

As a Mote Member, you'll get an insider's view of our research, have unlimited access to our visitor-friendly Aquarium, receive special educational opportunities and get regular updates about Mote science.

Details

  • Unlimited admission with your guest(s) to Mote Aquarium for one year.
  • Expedited entry to Mote Aquarium via the member line.
  • Reciprocal benefits granting Mote Members discounted admission to more than 100 zoos, aquariums and gardens across the country. Download our reciprocal list.
  • Exclusive member-only events that include advance viewing of Mote's new exhibits and special events.
  • Discounts on most purchases at Mote Aquarium gift shops, education programs including summer camps and family programs, annual events, Mote Aquarium's Fossil Creek experience and virtual reality experience.
  • Subscription to the Mote Insider e-newsletter and Mote Magazine, which features updates and stories of Mote's ocean science research.
  • Party of Six members and higher receive a 10% discount on venue rentals at Mote. Mote.org/venuerentals

Member reciprocal benefits

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium has reciprocal agreements with more than 100 zoos, aquariums and museums nationwide and in Canada and Mexico. These agreements allow Mote Members free or discounted admission to other facilities.

Download our reciprocal list here.

Tips for using your reciprocal benefits:

  • Call the reciprocal institution BEFORE visiting to confirm their participation has not changed.
  • The number of visitors admitted with your Mote Membership may vary depending on the organization.
  • You must show your photo ID along with your membership card when you arrive at your destination to receive the discounts.
  • Reciprocal benefits apply only to general admission. Special events, parking, rides and other admission charges are not included and will be an additional fee.

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