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Plan Your Aquarium Visit


  • 9 am–5 pm
  • 9 am–8 pm
  • SUN
  • 9 am–6 pm


  • AUG 24
  • 9 am–6 pm
  • AUG 26
  • 9 am–5 pm
Visitors may tour up to 90 minutes after the last entry. For your best experience, visit before 11 am or after 3 pm. BUY TICKETS PARKING/DIRECTIONS

Events & Activities


Friday is your night, half price after 5pm!

AUG 24
Half-Price Friday Nights Special Events

Join the National Aquarium's Conservation Team for a field day at the Fort McHenry wetland!

Fort McHenry Field Day Conservation

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Enjoy a relaxing, crowd-free visit to the Aquarium. Reservations are required.

OCT 23
Member Evening Member Events

Get up close and personal to one of our animals!

AUG 21
Animal Encounter - Harbor Overlook Activities
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“Really nice”

Wow. This place is pretty cool! It's amazing how much they pack into such a small, well designed space. Cool animals, clean and neat. Great time with the family.

waves icon Trip Advisor user Coleen S, August 5, 2018 READ REVIEW