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Your Membership Benefits You . . . and the Ocean!

Basic Member Benefits

  • Your membership provides priceless support to the researchers and engineers at WHOI who are applying novel ideas and technologies to understanding the ocean for our planet and our future.
  • Advance notice of special events
  • FREE Beneath the Surface monthly e-newsletter
  • FREE Ocean related screen savers and ringtones
  • Invitations to special tours and talks
  • 15% off on all WHOI merchandise


Ocean Navigator $55

Member benefits plus:

  • WHOI’s best-selling Thank the Ocean T-shirt
  • FREE digital edition of Oceanus magazine

Associate $100

Member benefits plus:

  • Subscription to hard-copy edition of Oceanus magazine
  • WHOI’s best-selling Thank the Ocean T-shirt
  • Invitations to annual Associates Afternoon of Science
  • Invitations to participate in scientific expeditions
  • Participation in the ASTC Passport Program (free admission to over 250 participating science museums)

Mariner’s Club – Monthly giving totaling $120 for the year

Associates member benefits plus:

  • Exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences

1930 Society $1,000

Associates member benefits plus:

  • Afternoon shipboard science expedition aboard R/V Tioga
Membership LevelAnnual DuesMembership GiftMembers only tours and Exhibit Center preview eventInvites to Afternoon of Science Event and WHOI Science TripsASTC Science Museum PassportPrivate tours and one on one meetings with scientistsTrip aboard R/V Tioga
1930 Society$1000+XXXXXX

Take your place alongside scientists and researchers of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution for the exploration, adventure, and discovery that make WHOI a global leader in ocean science!

Choose from four great options. Or give a gift membership.