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Nauticus Members

Thank you for your Membership to Nauticus! Your support enables us to continue our mission of benefiting our community through education, impactful experiences and by sharing access to maritime resources.

Before your next visit, please download and show your digital membership card to the Nauticus Admissions desk for free and expedited entry.

In order to register for members-only events, purchase discounted tickets and tours, you must create/sign into your member account. See link below:

Membership Benefits

Unlimited Visits Year Round
25% Off Guest Tickets
10% Off Gift Shop & Cafe Purchases and Battleship Overnights.
Reciprocal Admission at 350 Other Museums with ASTC*

*For list of participating museums visit

$5 Off Guided Battleship Tours (Command & Control / Engine Room)
Discounts on programs such as Summer Camp, Sail Nauticus lessons/membership, special events & more!
Discount on Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises*

*Buy-one, get-one free discount; individual limit 1, Family limit 3, and Family Plus limit 5


Digital Membership Cards

As part of our commitment to the preservation and conservation of our natural resources and marine environment, Nauticus is thrilled to offer a faster and greener way to deliver membership benefits to you, our Members.

Within 7-10 business days of becoming a member, a digital membership card will be sent via email for you to install on your google/apple wallet. On your next visit, simply visit the membership line and scan your card for expedited entry.

Questions? Please view our Digital Membership FAQs here

What if there is a mistake on my card or my card is lost/stolen?

If there is an error on your card or your card is lost or stolen, please call the Membership Office at (757) 664-1005 or email us via, and  a new card will be mailed to you.

Can I give my membership card to a friend/relative to use for a visit?

Memberships are non-transferable. At least one of the members named on the card must be present for the visit.

How can I upgrade my membership to higher level?

Nauticus offers a variety of Membership levels from an Individual Membership ($50) to various higher levels up to $1,000+. You may upgrade your membership at any time, however, your expiration date will remain the same. At each level more enhanced benefits will be received, such as guest passes, invitations to behind-the-scenes tours, and much more. To upgrade your membership, contact the Membership Office at (757) 664-1005.

How may I support Nauticus at a higher level than what is available online?

Your support helps us to benefit our community through education, impactful experiences and by sharing access to maritime resources. For higher level gift giving or donation opportunities, please contact the Development Department at (757) 664-1046.

How can I stay updated about events taking place at Nauticus?

As a Nauticus Member, you will receive Member-exclusive email updates about upcoming programs, Members-only events, and all Nauticus happenings. For upcoming events, please view our Events Calendar. For general museum updates, click here to sign up for the museum’s e-newsletter. Also connect with us on social media, like us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram.

How should I notify the museum of my new address, phone number or email?

Contact the Membership Office at, or by phone at (757) 664-1005.

Will Nauticus send me a renewal reminder?

Yes, we will notify you 90 days prior to your expiration date to renew your membership. Remember to renew early so you do not have an interruption in your membership benefits.

I just renewed my membership and received another renewal notice. Did you receive my payment?

Sometimes during the renewal process, paid memberships and renewal notices cross in the mail. To verify that payment has been received, call the Membership Office at (757) 664-1005.

How do I create an account?

You can register for our website here.

Is a Nauticus Membership tax-deductible?

Memberships are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. Please consult your tax attorney for specific guidelines.

ASTC Passport Program Guide

Download the ASTC Passport Program guide here.