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Plan Your Aquarium Visit


  • MON - THU
  • 10 am - 4 pm
  • FRI
  • 10 am - 8 pm
  • SAT - SUN
  • 10 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


Get a head start with a guided tour before the building opens!

Insider's Tour

Go behind the scenes with an expert guide to discover the truth about these incredible ocean creatures.

Sharks! Behind-the-Scenes Tour

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Enjoy a relaxing, crowd-free visit to the Aquarium. The evening includes complimentary showings of our 4D movies.

FEB 20
Member Evening Member Events

Get up close and personal to one of our animals!

JAN 22
Animal Encounter - Harbor Overlook Activities

Let our divers be your guides in this underwater experience.

JAN 22
Atlantic Coral Reef Dive Feedings
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“Exceeded expectations!”

Two senior citizens, one adult and two young children spent 3.5 fantastic hours at the very crowded National Aquarium on a very cold blustery December day...

waves icon Trip Advisor user NoDaker52, January 2018 READ FULL REVIEW