Aquarium hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily | Café: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. daily | Gift Shop: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.
NOTE: Programs are sometimes canceled or substituted with little or no notice. Check our "Today's Events" page at MaritimeAquarium.org on your smart phone when you arrive.
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Date: Sat., April 1, 8 a.m. - noon
For some, the Aquarium is a place with too many stimuli. So we're offering special mornings to give guests with sensory-processing differences a fun, comfortable and accepting environment. We are also opening two hours early each morning and offering a special IMAX® movie presentation.
Dates: April 10-14
Times: see below
Costs: animal encounters, free; face painting, $5
Visit during area schools' spring-break week to enjoy some very special visitors who will enhance your day.
A bearded dragon – one of the species featured in "Dragons: Real or Myth?" – will come out of the exhibit for Meet-the-Dragon encounters from 10-11 a.m. and 1-2 & 3-4 p.m. each day. Touch or hold one of these docile creatures.
And face-painters from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. each day will turn girls & boys into superheroes, lions, dragons and other magical beings.
Date: Fri., May 5
Start Time: 6 p.m. (to 10 a.m. Sat., May 6)
Tickets: $90 adults and $80 children ($75 & $65 Aquarium members)
Bunk down among the sharks, fish, jellies and other creatures as we host a fun Family Sleepover. It's open to children ages 5 & older, with an accompanying parent or caregiver over age 18. Advance registration required. Call (203) 852-0700, ext. 2206, or click the Buy Tickets button.
Maritime with a Twist
Save the Date! Thurs., June 22
Time: 6 to 8 p.m.
Join us for a fun evening for adults 21+ to socialize, enjoy Aquarium exhibits, discover great varieties of wines & beers, and sample tasty menu selections of some of SoNo's best restaurants. Watch for ticket information soon!