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  • 9 am–5 pm
  • FRI
  • 9 am–8 pm
  • 9 am–5 pm

Events & Activities


Friday is your night, half price after 5pm!

MAR 29
Half-Price Friday Nights Special Events

Join the National Aquarium Conservation Team, in partnership with The Nature Conservancy and the Chesapeake Bay Trust, to restore the Atlantic white cedar habitat in Nassawango Creek Preserve.

MAR 30
Atlantic White Cedar Tree Planting Conservation

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Join our Conservation team for a cleanup at Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center!

APR 13
Project Clean Stream Cleanup at Masonville Cove Conservation

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

APR 18
Member Evening Member Events

Calling all Boy and Girl Scouts! Join us at the Aquarium!

APR 27
Scout Day 2019 Special Events

Get up close and personal to one of our animals!

MAR 24
Animal Encounter - Harbor Overlook Activities
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“Great Aquarium”

Hands down the best aquarium I've been to. Great exhibits, displays, friendly and helpful employees, and great with crowd control with staggered check in times...

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