Monterey Bay Aquarium Passes

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Please note that the Shelf-to-Shore Program has transitioned to the Museums for All program, effective May 2024. 

Aquarium entry is free with an EBT card

Monterey Bay Aquarium joins Museums for All beginning May 27, 2024, providing free admission to anyone enrolled in federal food assistance benefits through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), known as CalFresh in California. Qualifying persons receive complimentary entry for up to four people with the presentation of a SNAP Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card and matching ID. For more information, click here.