Aquarium Members

Attention members! In addition to securing your spot online, you can now purchase tickets to see a film in our new 4D theater!

Reserve Your Aquarium Spot

Advanced reservations are required until further notice. Arrival times are listed in 30-minute increments, however, there is no time limit to your visit. The last arrival time is 1 hour prior to closing. Click Here for Current Visitor Guidelines

  1. Click the "Reserve Your Spot" button below
  2. Sign in with the email associated with your membership
  3. Choose a date and arrival time for your visit and then click "add to cart"
    • Please note: Your member discount will not show up until you reach the final checkout page.
Due to high volume, you may experience delays when loading our ticketing site. We appreciate your patience. 
Click Here to Reserve Your Spot

Add a 4D Theater Experience to Your Visit!

Ticket Prices
$6 per person for Members ($7 for non-members)

Weekends & Holidays

  • Films alternate every 20 minutes beginning with BBC Earth's Shark: A 4D Experience® at 10:20 a.m.


  • Happy Feet 4D Experience plays at 10:45, 11:45, 12:45, 1:45, 2:45 & 3:45.

  • BBC Earth's Shark: A 4D Experience® plays at 10:15, 11:15, 12:15, 1:15, 2:15, 3:15 & 4:15.

Please choose the film you would like to see below

Happy Feet 4D Experience

Tap into adventure! Journey to Antarctica where you’ll meet a lively cast of penguin characters, including Mumble a heart-warming, tap dancing Emperor Penguin.
  • 13 minutes long

Shark: A 4D Experience®

Explore the complex nature of some of the world’s most strange and mysterious ocean species in BBC Earth’s Shark: A 4D Experience®
  • 12 minutes long

Things to Keep in Mind Before You Visit

Visitor Guidelines

The health and safety of our guests and staff have always been and will remain the top priority of The Maritime Aquarium. We have implemented COVID-19 protocols based on Center for Disease Control (CDC) and state of Connecticut guidance while still ensuring our visitors enjoy an entertaining and educational experience. 

Click Here for Current Visitor Guidelines

Please note: An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present.  COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. By visiting The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Hours of Operation

The Maritime Aquarium is open daily from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m

The BBC and BBC Earth are trademarks of the British Broadcasting Corporation and are used under licence. BBC logo © BBC 1996. © BBC Studios 2016.
© Morné Hardenberg/Atlantic Edge Films

HAPPY FEET and all related characters and elements © & ™ Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.  (s22) 

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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