Become a Member

Help us directly support ongoing research and education about Orcas and other marine mammals.

Memberships options for individuals and families can be found under General Memberships. Business Memberships offer several partnership levels, one of which is perfect for your business. And don't forget that individual or family memberships are included with all Orca Adoptions!

In 1979, with the help of over 400 volunteers, The Whale Museum first opened its doors to the public in a historic building in Friday Harbor. As the first museum in the country dedicated to interpreting, studying and educating the public about whales in the wild, The Whale Museum still works to ensure that future generations will continue to enjoy our island waters and marine wildlife.

A one-year membership to The Whale Museum includes:

  • Free admission.
  • Discounts on programs and at our store.
  • A bumper sticker.
  • Our bi-annual Cetus newsletter.

 Your generous membership helps us to support the following programs: 

The Whale Museum is a registered 501(C)(3) organization. Your membership may be tax deductible, please consult your tax advisor.

Want to get involved, stay informed and be engaged?