Aquarium Gift Shop

Open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily

Enjoy a day at The Maritime Aquarium and take home a unique souvenier from our Gift Shop! Find something truly unique in our craft jewelry, Aquarium logo apparel and elegant home decor. Shop our affordable selection of toys, plush animals, games, books and more.

Proceeds from your purchase helps us in our mission to inspire people of all ages to appreciate and protect the Long Island Sound ecosystem and the global environment. Furthering our mission, our Gift Shop no longer provides single-use bags. Guests have the option to purchase a reusable bag or bring one from home.

Admission is not required to visit the Gift Shop. Keep us in mind for your holiday and birthday shopping!

Place your telephone orders by calling (203) 852-0700, extension 2236.


Cascade Café 

open wednesday - Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Watching seals swim around in their pool, touching stingrays and encountering steely sharks,  you can really work up an appetite. Stop by our Cascade Café for a scrumptious lunch or snack.

Menu items include: pre-made sandwiches, salads, pub burgers, award-winning clam chowder, chicken fingers, hot dogs, pizza, pretzels, cookies, yogurt, fresh fruit, soda, fruit juice, milk, water, and fresh, hot coffee.

Remember ... for the safety of the animals, outside food and drinks are not allowed in the Aquarium. 


Sound Bites Café 

Open Daily from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Located in the 4D Theater lobby, this coffee shop - a We Proudly Serve Starbucks® location - serves Starbuck's full menu of hot and cold drinks!

Plus, if you are looking for a snack, choose from a selection of refreshments including soft-serve ice cream, candy and treats from a rotating lineup of local bakeries including Izzi B's Allergen-Free Bakery.

Click Here to View Our Full Starbucks® Menu

Please note: our cafe does not accept Starbucks gift cards.

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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