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Plan Your Aquarium Visit


  • MON - THU
  • 9 am - 5 pm
  • FRI
  • 9 am - 8 pm
  • SAT
  • 9 am - 6 pm
  • SUN
  • 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


The best view of Baltimore’s Fourth of July fireworks display is at the National Aquarium!

Fourth of July Pier Party Special Events

Get up close and personal to our moon jellies!

JUN 29
Connect with Jellies Activities

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Discover the animals that live in our unique reef crest!

JUN 29
Educator Talk - Blacktip Reef Level 1 Activities

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

JUL 20
Member-Only Evening

Calling all Grade A Sea Stars! All Baltimore-area students who achieved three or more A's are invited to our exclusive annual celebration!

JUN 30
Grade A Student Night Special Events

Let our divers be your guides in this underwater experience.

JUN 29
Atlantic Coral Reef Dive Feedings
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“Aquarium Fun”
Facinating aquatic exhibits, family fun, food and multiple gift shops. Great view of the Inner Harbor and if you want to take a break, have your hand stamped for re-entry. It is easily a day long experience.
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