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Welcome Nauticus Members!

Thank you for joining the Nauticus family! Members enjoy FREE Nauticus and Battleship Wisconsin admission + access to traveling exhibitions.

Advanced, online tickets will be required for all guests and members.

Reservations and ticket sales may be secured up to two weeks in advance. In order to receive your $0 General Admission ticket, you must create a member account. Please follow the steps on the right!

Welcome Nauticus Members!

We’re so excited to welcome you back to a new Nauticus adventure! Members enjoy FREE Battleship Experience Admission + 10% off our NEW Small Group Adventures.

To secure your July 2 Members’ Preview free admission + small group adventure, please reserve your online reservation here.

Reservations and ticket sales, July 3 and on, may be secured up to two weeks in advance. In order to receive your $0 Battleship Experience Admission + Small Group Adventure discount, you must create a member account. Please follow the steps below!

PLEASE NOTE: Post COVID-19 Reopening Details can be found here.

Digital Membership Cards


We are so grateful for your membership support during this unprecedented time in our community and our world.

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

Starting in August 2020, Members will have the opportunity to access your membership cards electronically. Digital membership cards will provide a more efficient and convenient way for Members to receive your cards, even getting your card the same day if you want! This environmentally-friendly approach supports the Museum’s vision by reducing our environmental footprint. In the first year, this change will eliminate thousands of paper letters, envelopes, and cards.

Questions? Visit our Digital Membership Card FAQs.


Members’ Events!

As a Nauticus member, you get exclusive access to our member-only events! Click the link below to view our upcoming events.

Membership Benefits

Unlimited admission

25% off guest tickets

Discounts on select Sail Nauticus programs

10% off Banana Pier Gift Shop purchases

Reciprocal admission at 350 other museums with ASTC

For list of participating museums visit: astc.org

10% off BB-64 Café purchases

Discounted admission to special events & experiences

Discount on Victory Rover Naval Base Cruises

Buy-one, get-one free discount: Individual limit 1, Family limit 3 & Family Plus limit 5

10% off Battleship Wisconsin Overnights

Summer Camp Discount

Membership FAQ

Digital Membership Cards

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 membership@nauticus.org, 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 membership@nauticus.org, 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.

COVID-19 Membership Extensions

All valid members from March 31, 2020 have been extended three additional months to account for the museums closure. No further action is required. If you have questions on the status of your membership, please contact our Membership Dept at 757-664-10065 or membership@nauticus.org