Hours of Operation

The Maritime Aquarium is open from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. every day of the year, except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. (Also please note that we close at 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Eve and Christmas Eve.) From July 1 - Labor Day, we stay open until 6 p.m. daily.

 

Movies Playing

"Backyard Wilderness"

This film reminds us that Wi-Fi is not the only connection that matters and that in ordinary places, we can discover extraordinary things – if we just step outside.

Show Times
11 a.m., 1 & 3 p.m. Daily

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"Pandas"

Follow a young panda as she takes her first steps in the wild – and the biologists in China teaching her to survive on her own – in “Pandas,” an inspiring and endearing new movie!

Show Times
noon, 2 & 4 p.m. Daily

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Today's Schedule

Fish Tales: Story Time

September 21, 2018
10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Cascade Cafe

Open Ocean Feeding

September 21, 2018
11:00 AM - 11:10 AM
Ocean Beyond the Sound Exhibit

Seal-Training Demonstration

September 21, 2018
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Seal Exhibit

Seal-Training Demonstration

September 21, 2018
01:45 PM - 02:00 PM
Seal Exhibit

Seal-Training Demonstration

September 21, 2018
03:45 PM - 04:00 PM
Seal Exhibit

Sukkah for Sukkot

September 22, 2018
10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Riverfront Courtyard

Seal-Training Demonstration

September 22, 2018
11:45 AM - 12:00 PM
Seal Exhibit

Shark Dives

September 22, 2018
12:15 PM - 02:30 PM

Behind-the-Scenes Tour

September 22, 2018
12:30 PM - 01:15 PM
The Maritime Aquarium

Seal-Training Demonstration

September 22, 2018
01:45 PM - 02:00 PM
Seal Exhibit

Shark Dives

September 22, 2018
02:15 PM - 02:30 PM

Seal-Training Demonstration

September 22, 2018
03:45 PM - 04:00 PM
Seal Exhibit

 

How to Get Here

PLEASE NOTE

Two primary local roads leading to the Aquarium are currently within construction zones. We recommend using the GPS on your car or phone to guide you … by plugging in the destination of 24 Marshall Street in Norwalk, CT.  24 Marshall Street is NOT our actual address, but it’s the best address to use with your GPS for avoiding the construction.

 

Visiting with a Group of 10 or More?

Group pricing is available for Schools, Summer Camps, Scouts, Students and Chaperones. To learn more about group discounts, click here.

 

Personal Items

  • Guests may bring strollers, wheelchairs and backpacks from home.
  • For the safety of the animals, outside food and drinks are not allowed in the Aquarium. However, we do make an exception for guests with dietary restrictions or medical conditions. If you fall into this category, please feel free to bring your own food or medication with you when you visit.
  • Costumes with full masks or head coverings are prohibited (However, Head Covers that are required for religious purposes or to honor cultural tradition are allowed.)
  • Weapons, even with permits, are not allowed on premises. 
 

Handicap Accessibility

Our facility is handicap accessible. We have a limited number of wheelchairs available for visitors at no cost.

 

Inclement Weather

In case of inclement weather, this website may not always communicate the latest information about delayed openings or early closings. Please call (203) 852-0700 or tune in to the following TV stations: Cablevision News 12 Connecticut, WTNH-TV 8, WFSB TV-3 or NBC CT. We also post updates our Facebook page.

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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