Category Archives: News

The Chocolate Expo returns for its fourth year at the Maritime Aquarium this Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016. They’re taking over the Aquarium for the day, so here’s everything you need to know. The Maritime Aquarium is located at 10 North Water … Continue reading

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                            Perhaps you have seen news stories over the last two weeks of boaters being shocked (and thrilled) by encountering a humpback whale in Long Island Sound. … Continue reading

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In collaboration with Bank of America, Fairfield County’s Community Foundation is planning a special day to generate support for The Maritime Aquarium and many other important non-profit organizations throughout the region. It’s called Fairfield County’s Giving Day, an online, 24-hour … Continue reading

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So far, when it comes to picking a Super Bowl winner, The Maritime Aquarium’s harbor seals Rasal and Orange have been pathetic pinniped prognosticators.  Zero correct in three tries. Polly gets the call off the bench this year. (Hey, if … Continue reading

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The Chocolate Expo returns for its third year at the Maritime Aquarium this Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015.  We extended our hours, added more chocolate and more vendors and expanded the parking. Here’s everything you need to know. The Maritime Aquarium … Continue reading

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    Jennifer Herring is retiring at the end of this month after more than 10 years as president of The Maritime Aquarium.  Her many accomplishments here were celebrated Dec. 17 by board members, staff, volunteers, donors and U.S. Sen. … Continue reading

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If there was such a thing as the Church of Scientific Literacy, Bill Nye the Science Guy would be the head preacher. And that Church’s rolling wacky thunder filled The Maritime Aquarium’s IMAX Theater last night with his worshippers. Nye … Continue reading

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Check back with our blog or sign up for updates for more from The Maritime Aquarium blog! In the meantime, you can stay up to date with us from every corner of the web. You’ll find us happily posting, pinning and tweeting away … Continue reading

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After 34 years of being a sturdy worthy vessel for environmental education on Long Island Sound, the research vessel Oceanic will chug back into Norwalk harbor on Oct. 26 from its final public outing with The Maritime Aquarium. You can … Continue reading

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“You may be a bivalve. But you’re my valve.”    –  from David Ives’ “The Liar” This a big weekend for one of The Maritime Aquarium’s founding organizations:  the Norwalk Seaport Association, as it hosts the 37th Annual Norwalk Oyster … Continue reading

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