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

Aquarium members are encouraged to reserve a spot in advance of their visit. 

A reservation is the only way to guarantee entry. If the Aquarium is at capacity, we are unable to admit anyone without a reservation.

  • Click the "Reserve Your Spot" button below
  • Sign in with the email associated with your membership
  • 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.
    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: BBC Earth's Shark: A 4D Experience® and Ice Age: No Time for Nuts 4D alternate every 20 minutes beginning with Shark: A 4D Experience® at 10:20 a.m.
  • Weekdays: Shark: A 4D Experience® plays every hour on the :15 and Ice Age: No Time for Nuts 4D plays every hour on the :45 
  • Please Note: The weeks of April 5 - 9 & 12 - 16 will follow the "Weekends & Holidays" Schedule
Please choose the film you would like to see below:

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®

  • Length is 12 minutes

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

Ice Age: No Time for Nuts 4D

Join Scrat, Ice Age’s resident nut-crazed sabre-toothed squirrel, as he time travels in his zaniest adventure to date, Ice Age No Time For Nuts 4D.  

  • 9.5 minutes long

 ICE AGE™ & © 2021 20th Century Studios. All Rights Reserved.

Things to Keep in Mind Before You Visit

New 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 policies and procedures in order to adhere to the recommended guidelines by the State of Connecticut and the C.D.C. while still ensuring our visitors enjoy an entertaining and educational experience. Click Here for New Guidelines on Visiting the Aquarium


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.

Members-Only Hours

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

  • The hours of 10 – 11 a.m. on Mondays are reserved for Aquarium members and their paid guests only (excluding holidays.)

The Aquarium is only closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. (Also please note that we close at 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Eve and Christmas Eve.)

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

Members-Only Hours: Mondays from 10 - 11 a.m.

Phone: (203) 852-0700

10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT 06854

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