Upcoming Member Events

Check out our upcoming members-only events below!

Members Appreciation Evening

Friday, October 22 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Members are invited to join us for this exclusive fun-filled evening! In addition to exploring the Aquarium after-hours, our 4D Theater will be showing “BBC Earth's Shark: A 4D Experience®” at 6:15 & 7:15 p.m. and “Ice Age: No Time for Nuts 4D” at 5:45, 6:45 & 7:45 p.m.

Plus, get even closer to some of our creepy crawlers during animal encounters at 6, 7 & 8 p.m.

This members-only event is free with pre-registration. Space is limited. Optional 4D tickets are $6 per person. Registration is required either online below or by calling our Reservations Department at 203-852-0700 extension 2206.

Click Here to Register

Click Here to Add-on a 4D Movie

Please keep in mind: since this is an after-hours event, some of our animals may be asleep and some exhibits are on light timers that cannot be changed for the safety of our animals.

Members-Only Conservation Tours

Saturday, October 9 and Saturday, November 20

10:15 - 11:15 a.m.

Tours are FREE with advanced registration!

In addition to providing top-tier care to all of our animals, The Maritime Aquarium is also active in many conservation efforts. During this tour, you will discover the work being done both on-site and in the field to protect species including sharks, corals, and horseshoe crabs, as well as get a peek behind the scenes to learn about the high care we provide to all of our animals. You will also learn about actions you can take to help protect Long Island and the global environment.

Click Here to Register for October 9

Click Here to Register for November 20

Reciprocal Admission to CT Science Center

September 2021

Mark your calendars! We're excited to announce an upcoming reciprocal offer with the Connecticut Science Center in Hartford! In September 2021 only, Maritime Aquarium members can flash their Aquarium membership card for free entry to the Science Center (in return, Science Center members can use their membership card for free admission to the Aquarium.)

Details for Aquarium Members
  • Aquarium members can visit the CT Science Center from September 1 - 12 & September 18 - October 8 ( They are closed from September 13 - 17.)
  • You will need to show your membership card or email confirmation and photo ID.
    • If you do not have a membership card, please email membership@maritimeaquarium.org or call 203.852.0700  extension 2216 Monday - Friday from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. for an email confirmation.
  • Pre-registration is not required. 
Details for CT Science Center Members
  • CT Science Center members can visit The Maritime Aquarium anytime between September 1 - 30.
  • Proof of membership is required (CT Science center membership card or email confirmation)
  • Tickets are available at the door or you can pre-register by emailing membership@maritimeaquarium.org with:
    • a photo of you membership card or email confirmation
    • desired date & time of visit
    • number of adults, children, seniors and under 3 tickets
  • Please note: emails will be retrieved Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Ticket reservations for weekends must be done via email during the week.  For further questions contact the Membership department at 203.852.0700  extension 2216. 

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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