PRICE: Aquarium admission: $24.95 adults, $22.95 seniors, $17.95 ages 3-12. Admission also includes an IMAX movie
TIME: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
Museum Hours: Open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Maritime Aquarium is
the only aquarium focused on Long Island Sound. From this core, it
explores related animals and conservation issues from around the world.
Its exhibits, admired for their quality and dramatic elegance, are
carefully designed to give people of all ages entertaining, educational,
and emotional experiences with animals in order to instill a sense of
wonder in the diversity of nature. A constantly evolving facility, The
Maritime Aquarium offers visitors personal interactions with animals and
interpretation by knowledgeable staff and volunteers. With its
welcoming atmosphere, focus on service to visitors, and outstanding
amenities, The Maritime Aquarium is the premiere family destination in
the region, attracting large numbers of
return visitors. As it grows, it retains its intimate scale, and remains
a beloved institution with deep ties to its community. Anchored by its
collection, The Maritime Aquarium offers a preeminent visitor experience
and education programs widely admired for their depth and innovation.
The Maritime Aquarium supports an active collaborative research program
on species and natural systems related to its collections. It is a
regional forum for dissemination of
information related to Long Island Sound and the oceans. The Maritime
Aquarium's ultimate goal is to help people recognize that Long Island
Sound enriches the quality of their lives, and must be protected.