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We've taken a few educational boat trips over the years but yours was by far the best all-around experience. The highlight had to be the breadth of sea life we pulled up and got a chance to investigate, interact with and, of course, learn about."

– Rockland County, NY, camp director

Events

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Sand Tiger Shark Fun Fact

Looks closely at the sand tiger sharks in the "Ocean Beyond the Sound" exhibit. Their snout and jaws are covered in tiny holes. These are receptors for the sharks' "sixth sense" – their ability to detect bioelectric fields emitted by other animals (including potential prey).

 

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Daily Schedule

Today: Thursday, November 27, 2014

Aquarium hours: 10 am-5 pm daily  |  Café: 11 am-4 pm daily   |   Gift Shop: 10 am-5 pm daily

NOTE: Programs are sometimes canceled or substituted with little or no notice. Check our "Today's Events" page at MaritimeAquarium.org on your smart phone when you arrive.

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IMAX® Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

When: 1 p.m.

Where: IMAX Theater

Length: 40 min.

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Learn about lemurs – our most endangered primates – and follow Dr. Patricia Wright, a professor at Stony Brook University on Long Island, whose mission is to help these strange and adorable creatures survive in the modern world.

 
 
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Harbor Seal Show

When: 11:45 a.m.

Where: Seal Pool

Length: 15 min.

Watch as the seals are fed and demonstrate entertaining behaviors, including waving, jumping, snorting and retrieving. And you'll love their shark imitations!

 
 
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IMAX® Born to Be Wild

When: Noon

Where: IMAX Theater

Length: 40 min.

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This inspiring beloved film – now in its unprecedented fourth year at The Maritime Aquarium – follows orphaned baby orangutans and elephants, and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them for eventual release back into the wild.

 
 
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IMAX® Journey To The South Pacific

When:  11 a.m.

Where: IMAX Theater

Length: 40 minutes

Travel to the remote islands of West Papua and join Jawi, a young island boy, on his journey of discovery below the water's surface. You'll encounter whale sharks, sea turtles, manta rays and other incredible sea creatures in this amazing exploration of the tropical waters of the South Pacific.

 
 
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Harbor Seal Show

When: 1:45 p.m.

Where: Seal Pool

Length: 15 min.

Watch as the seals are fed and demonstrate entertaining behaviors, including waving, jumping, snorting and retrieving. And you'll love their shark imitations!

 
 
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IMAX® Great White Shark

When: 2 p.m.

Where: IMAX Theater

Length: 40 min.

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This engrossing film unravels the mystery of the creature we love to fear in telling the true story of its role atop the oceanic food chain. Safe for all ages.

 
 
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IMAX® Journey to the South Pacific

When: 3 p.m.

Where: IMAX Theater

Length: 40 min.

Travel to the remote islands of West Papua and join Jawi, a young island boy, on his journey of discovery below the water's surface. You'll encounter whale sharks, sea turtles, manta rays and other incredible sea creatures in this amazing exploration of the tropical waters of the South Pacific.

 
 
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Harbor Seal Show

When: 3:45 p.m.

Where: Seal Pool

Length: 15 min.

Watch as the seals are fed and demonstrate entertaining behaviors, including waving, jumping, snorting and retrieving. And you'll love their shark imitations!

 
 
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IMAX® Island of Lemurs: Madagascar

When: 4 p.m.

Where: IMAX Theater

Length: 40 min.

Watch Trailer

Learn about lemurs – our most endangered primates – and follow Dr. Patricia Wright, a professor at Stony Brook University on Long Island, whose mission is to help these strange and adorable creatures survive in the modern world.

 
 
 
 
 

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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