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It's all within an easy walk of the [train] station too – including The Maritime Aquarium, the one relatively new building in the group and the one that enables grownups to enjoy browsing and shopping while still entertaining the children."
– The New York Times
About Us

Moon Jellies Fun fact

The jellies featured in the Aquarium are in exhibits specifically made for jellies, which would get sucked into the filtration systems of regular exhibits. (Jellies aren't strong swimmers.)

 

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Economic Impact Report

Over the last 18 years, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, in addition to playing the role of an educational, recreational, and entertainment resource, has been an unseen economic engine, now infusing $42 million annually into Connecticut’s economy. Full details of The Maritime Aquarium’s broad and deep impact on the health of the economy of the State of Connecticut were revealed in a recent Economic Impact Study commissioned by The Maritime Aquarium and performed by Scott, Kenney Partners, Inc.
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The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate Long Island Sound
and protect it for future generations. A vibrant and entertaining learning environment,
it achieves this goal through living exhibits, marine science, and environmental education.

10 North Water Street          Norwalk, CT 06854          Phone: 203.852.0700         Fax: 203.838.5416

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation

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