Become an Animal Parent!

By supporting our Animal Parent program you are helping Mystic Aquarium achieve our global mission to inspire people to care for and protect our ocean planet. Your donation does an ocean of good!

You Can Help Make A Difference

African Penguin

Beluga Whale

California Sea Lion

Giant Pacific Octopus

Green Sea Turtle

Harbor Seal

Pick Your Level

Basic $75

Basic Level

Certificate of Adoption

Infographic Poster

Photo of your species

Plush toy of your species

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Premium $150

Premium Level

Certificate of Adoption

Infographic Poster

Photo of your species

Plush toy of your species

Two Admission Tickets to Mystic Aquarium

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Premier $300

Premier Level

Certificate of Adoption

Infographic Poster

Photo of your species

Plush toy of your species

A One Year Family Membership to Mystic Aquarium

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Supreme $500

Supreme Level

Certificate of Adoption

Infographic Poster

Photo of your species

Plush toy of your species

A One Year Family Membership and a Behind the Scenes Tour for Four People.

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Classroom Animal Adoption Package $150

Certificate of Adoption
Infographic Post for all six species.
Plush toy of your species
*Choice of book for your classroom

*Available books may not correspond to chosen species.

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PROGRAM DETAILS & FAQS

Q: Do I adopt a specific animal?

A: No, the Animal Parent program is a symbolic adoption. All purchases support the animal residents at Mystic Aquarium.

Q: How quickly will my Animal Parent package arrive?

A: The package usually ships within 10 business days. Please let us know if you have a rush situation. Rush is not available during certain times of the year. Additional charges will apply for rush order and international orders.

Q: May I adopt onsite at the Aquarium?

A: You can purchase a basic level adoption kit through the membership booth. All six species are available.

Q: Do I actually get to take the animal home with me?

A: No. The Adopt program is a symbolic adoption and the animal will remain at the Mystic Aquarium.

Q: How do I adopt an animal for someone else?

A: Begin by selecting the level you would like. Then you will be given the option to provide the recipient’s name and where you would like the package shipped

Q: Who can I contact if I have further questions?

A: Please email [email protected] or 860-572-5955 ext 518.