Today's Hours

Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Your Summer of Wonders Awaits

CT Summer at the Museum 


We are thrilled to be participating in the state’s “CT Summer at the Museum" admission program, which offers free entry for all Connecticut residents 18 and under, along with one accompanying adult in each group now through Labor Day. To participate, use the promo code CTFREE when reserving tickets online. Tickets are also available at the door, but we highly recommend reserving them online prior to your visit.
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Our Exhibits

Come see the sea

We have 75 live exhibits featuring nearly 7,000 animals of 363 species. Your Long Island Sound journey begins along a freshwater river and the shallow waters of the salt marsh, then moves into deeper and deeper habitats out to the open ocean.


Pinniped Cove

Meet our five female harbor seals!


Flutter Zone

Experience a magical environment flittering with beautiful tropical butterflies in our summer exhibit!



Our mob's new home is now open!


Come visit us

Water you up to today?


A family membership pays for itself in less than 2 visits!

  • Unlimited admission for 1 year
  • Special members previews
  • Discounted 4D Theater tickets
  • Discounted tickets for guests
  • Discounted tickets for programs, camps and boat cruises
  • Provides a year-long journey of adventure and excitement with changing exhibits and seasonal events

Aquarium Hours

Extended Summer Hours: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. through Labor Day


  • Aquarium Admission
    • Adults (age 13-64): $29.95 
    • Children (age 3-12): $20.95
    • Seniors (age 65+): $25.95
  • 4D Theater
    • $7 per person ($6 for members)

Getting Here

Use this handy map to guide you straight to The Maritime Aquarium.

10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854


Aquarium Happenings

Don't miss these fun offerings on your next trip to The Maritime Aquarium!

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Our research vessel, "R/V Spirit of the Sound" cruises all year long, offering a cleaner and greener venue to explore Long Island Sound. In addition to public cruises, our vessel can be completely transformed to host your next gathering! We can custom design a private charter experience for both individuals and businesses. Click Here to Learn More

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Conservation and Research

The Maritime Aquarium gives visitors a window into Long Island Sound, officially designated an Estuary of National Significance, and a veritable rain forest of the sea, rich in aquatic life. This extraordinary ecosystem has supported the economy and culture of this region since prehistoric times.

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Our Mission

Mission: The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate and protect the Long Island Sound ecosystem and the global environment through living exhibits, marine science, and environmental education.

Contact Us

Open Daily 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Phone: (203) 852-0700

10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

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