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National Aquarium Gives Back to Marylanders


As part of its continuing effort to ensure that all Marylanders have access to one of the regions greatest jewels, National Aquarium, Baltimore has announced the launch of Maryland Mornings, in which Maryland residents receive $8 off adult general admission tickets and $4 off child general admission tickets Sunday through Friday, before noon. The program, in partnership with Governor Martin O’Malley, is available to Marylanders now through February, and tickets can be purchased on-site at the National Aquarium, Baltimore ticket office.

"Maryland Mornings is a great way for Marylanders to get out and enjoy the sights at National Aquarium," said Governor O'Malley. "We hope that every family will visit and take advantage of this opportunity to learn about our Bay and aquatic life, as well as share in one of our State's great treasures."

National Aquarium’s mission is to inspire conservation of the world’s aquatic treasures, and its home state of Maryland is a key part of this global pledge. The Aquarium has various Chesapeake Bay conservation initiatives, educational opportunities for Maryland students and accessibility programs and promotions.

“Maryland Mornings is one of the ways for us to show our appreciation to our fellow community members. National Aquarium may have a reach that spans across the country and world, but our roots are in Maryland and many of our conservation and education efforts are based here,” said John Racanelli, National Aquarium CEO. “This initiative was one of the first things on my agenda after joining the Aquarium and I’m excited to see it come to fruition.”

Maryland Mornings is just one of several initiatives as part of National Aquarium’s commitment to providing the community with discounted opportunities to explore and learn about the aquatic world. Other discount programs include Dollar Days and Fridays After Five.

Maryland Mornings is available Sundays through Fridays before noon and is not valid on Saturdays. Maryland Mornings is not available on: Black Friday (November 23, 2012), the week of Christmas (December 23-31, 2012), Dollar Days (December 8-9, 2012), MLKJR Weekend (January 20-21, 2013), President’s Day Weekend (February 7-18, 2013). Other blackout dates may be added.

To learn more about special National Aquarium programs for Marylanders, visit