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Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Inspiring people of all ages

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.

Maritime Aquarium Norwalk : Come See The Sea

Our Exhibits

Come see the sea

We have 75 live exhibits featuring more than 2,700 marine animals of 300 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.

Jiggle-a-Jelly

Touch live moon jellies at this unique exhibit.

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Shark and Ray Touch Pool

Gently stroke the backs of several species of sharks and a variety of rays!

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River Otters

Our woodlands habitat features Lew and Levi, two playful North American river otters.

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Membership:

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

  • Unlimited admission for 1 year
  • Special members previews
  • 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
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Aquarium Hours:

Aquarium: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
Cafe: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm daily
Gift Shop: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

 

Aquarium Admission:

  • Adult (age 13-64): $24.95
  • Child (age 3-12): $17.95
  • Senior (age 65+): $22.95
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Getting Here:

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10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

Maritime with a Twist

June 21, 2018
06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Aquarium Yoga

July 14, 2018
08:30 AM - 09:45 AM

30th Anniversary Celebration

July 21, 2018
10:00 AM - 06:00 PM

What's Happening

There's always something fun going on at the Aquarium!

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Upcoming Cruises

Our research vessel, "R/V Spirit of the Sound" cruises all year long, offering a cleaner and greener venue to explore Long Island Sound.

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Marine Life Encounter Cruise

June 22, 2018
01:15 PM - 03:45 PM

TGIF Cruise

June 22, 2018
06:30 PM - 08:00 PM

Marine Life Encounter Cruise

June 23, 2018
01:15 PM - 03:45 PM

Sunset Cruise

June 23, 2018
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM

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 - 5:00 pm

Phone: (203) 852-0700

10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

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