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The re-energized focus on Long Island Sound's story is obvious in the colorfully redesigned main hall, which has been renamed Newman's Own Hall in celebration of a $1.2 million grant from Newman's Own Foundation."

–  The Norwalk Citizen

Exhibits & Animals

Blue Crab Fun Fact

Blue crabs are good swimmers. Their specially adapted pair of back legs are "swimmerets" that help move them effectively through the water.

 

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And the Lighthouse winners are...

The Maritime Aquarium is now accepting applications for our 13th annual Festival of Lighthouses Contest this Fall. Visit http://maritimeaquarium.org/exhibits-a-animals/special-exhibits for details.... going to be announced this evening (1/22)!

Our 13th annual "Festival of Lighthouses Contest" showcased 24 large model lighthouses, built by local artists, families, individuals and students, from Nov. 22 - Jan. 19.

The annual holiday display works like a juried art show except that you and thousands of other Maritime Aquarium visitors vote. The lighthouse with the most visitor votes wins the $1,500 first-place prize. There are other cash prizes for second- through sixth-places.

This year's winners will be announced in an awards ceremony on the evening of Thurs., Jan. 22.  (We'll post the winners here afterward.)

New this year was our Facebook contest. The winner of this will be announced during the ceremony as well.

(Pictured is a lighthouse of The Maritime Aquarium from a previous year's contest.)

 
 
 
 

 

Mission: The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate Long Island Sound

and protect it for future generations. A vibrant and entertaining learning environment,

it achieves this goal through living exhibits, marine science,

and environmental education.

 

10 North Water Street          Norwalk, CT 06854          Phone: 203.852.0700         Fax: 203.838.5416

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) corporation

 

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