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The re-energized focus on Long Island Sound's story is obvious in the colorfully redesigned main hall, which has been renamed Newman's Own Hall in celebration of a $1.2 million grant from Newman's Own Foundation."
– The Norwalk Citizen
Family heirlooms come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes it’s something valuable, like an antique piece of jewelry. Other times it’s sentimental, like an infant’s christening outfit. And sometimes it’s a narwhal tusk.
You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers! With the help of our team of experts, aquarists, and educators, we’ll continue to answer your questions — none are too big or too small. Just send them to us on Facebook and Twitter … Continue reading
Our seals recognize their trainers and each other, but can they recognize themselves? That’s what Maritime Aquarium intern Alexis Hudson, a senior Marine Biology major at the University of New Haven, wants to find out.
Love is in the air! Show your special someone how much you care with our very own Valentine’s Day e-cards starring animals from The Maritime Aquarium. Looking for even more ways to spread the love? Head over to our Facebook … Continue reading
Does our giant hermit crab look different to you? We’re not sure whether to call this a costume change or a change of address, but one of the hermit crabs molted recently and then ditched its old whelk-shell home for … Continue reading
Orange, one of the harbor seals here at The Maritime Aquarium, has made her Super Bowl XLVIII prediction and according to her picks, the Denver Broncos will emerge victorious! (Sorry about that, Seattle fans!) We tied each teams’ colors to … Continue reading
Our seal models have beauty AND brains. Orange tried out some looks during a photo shoot for Sunday’s big game while the rest the gang scrimmaged in the seal pool. We’re not sure which we love more: the bobbly football … Continue reading
Looking for something sweet to do this weekend? Look no further, because The Maritime Aquarium is about to be submerged in chocolate! In a scene fit for Willy Wonka himself, The Chocolate World Expo is taking over the Aquarium on … Continue reading
Most people recognize our moon jellies as undulating bells, often backlit in soothing pinks and purples as ethereal music plays in a round room that seems to have the ability to stop time. You’ll stare at them, entranced, for hours… … Continue reading
There’s no shortage of inspiration at The Maritime Aquarium if you’re looking to fill your Instagram feed with amazing creatures and critters. We love seeing your share your memories and experiences, in fact, #WeWantMore! A surefire way to make sure … Continue reading