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Come join The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk for Weird Wonders, a day of wacky experiments and mind-blowing science shows on Saturday, November 5. We’re partnering with Mad Science of Fairfield County to bring science to life through a variety of hands-on, fun STEM experiences.

The afternoon will feature two 45-minute shows designed to thrill audiences of all ages. Freaky Lab at 12 p.m will present a mad mix of chemistry and physics experiments filled with electrifying lights and colored fires; and Fire and Ice at 2:00 p.m. will include spectacular dry ice and other sizzling experiments.

Guests will also be able to participate in interactive science activities at booths throughout the Aquarium featuring our best in class education team. You can catch your shadow or write secret messages on a glow wall; experience levitating objects and other optical illusions; discover how deep sea animals can see without light—and more! To keep the fun going, children get to take-home activities (while supplies last)!

Members are invited to a preview event on Friday, November 4, from 5:30-8:30 p.m., which includes refreshments and free admission to the Halloween-themed movie “Happy Family 4D” or “BBC Earth’s OCTOPUS: Blue Planet II 4D Experience.” Members must pre-register and reserve tickets in advance, $10 per person.

All activies on Saturday are included with the purchase of general admission tickets. Aquarium hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and advanced purchase of tickets is strongly encouraged. Visit for details and to purchase your tickets.

Posted by Brianne Faust at 06:00
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