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An exciting day!

Published January 20, 2009

National Aquarium staff and visitors gathered together in the Aquarium's 4D Immersion Theater to watch as Barack inaugurationObama was sworn in as our nation's 44th President. With nearly all of the 225 seats were filled, the room was packed with excitement! Sounds of clapper and cheers spread through the theater as Barack Obama and Joe Biden were sworn into office. The Baltimore Business Journal captured the celebration at many locations around town. Click here to read about it!
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