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Explore Australia's stories of the sea with our exclusive membership options  

Feed your imagination, discover and explore with our Annual Pass for families or Premium Pass for individuals. Whatever you decide, you'll enjoy a great range of benefits, including unlimited entry to the museum, our vessels and exhibitions, as well as special discounts.

Premium Pass – For Individuals

Join our vibrant membership community and enjoy year-round benefits with our Premium Pass for individuals. Your membership helps provide critical support to the museum's conservation, research and education programs that bring our mission to life.

Member benefits:

  • Unlimited entry to the museum, vessels, and exhibitions
  • Discounted entry for museum programs and events, including Ocean Talks and Cruises
  • 2 free guest passes per year to share with family and friends
  • 20% off museum entry guests (up to four people)
  • Access to the Members' Lounge with complimentary tea and coffee
  • Subscription to the museum's quarterly journal, Signals
  • Invitations to special events and functions
  • Reciprocal benefits at other museums
  • Welcome tour of the museum
  • 10% discount at the museum's Store and Yots Cafe
  • 10% discount on Venue hire
  • Use of reference and research facilities at the Library (by appointment)


premium pass
1 year



(fulltime student or adult over 60 or pensioner or unemployed)

Concession dual

(two concessions at same address)

Out of port 
(located more than 150km from Sydney GPO)

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Annual Pass – For Families 

Dive in with the family and enjoy unlimited access to the museum all-year long!   

Member benefits:

  • Unlimited entry to the museum, vessels and exhibitions all year round
  • Discounted entry to school holiday programs and workshops
  • 10% discount at the museum's Store and Yots Cafe
  • Reciprocal benefits at other museums


Annual pass
1 year
(2 adults and up to 3 kids under 16 years of age)

(1 adult and up to 3 kids under 16 years of age)


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In person - at our front desk
Phone: +61 02 9298 3646

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