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 investigated, interacted with and, of course, learn about."
– Rockland County, NY, camp director

Kids and Families

Public Programs

Aquarium hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily  |  Café: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily   |   Gift Shop: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily.

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

Click here to view our Upcoming Events, Cruises, and IMAX movies.


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Shark Dives

Days: most Thursdays, Saturdays & Sundays

Time: 12:15 and 2:15 p.m.

Price: Free with Aquarium admission

Interact with the Maritime Aquarium's dive team among the sand tiger sharks, lemon shark and other creatures of the 110,000-gallon "Ocean Beyond the Sound" exhibit.


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Feeding Time

Next Dates:  Sun., Oct. 16 and Wed., Dec. 28

Time:   each 8 to 10 a.m.

Cost: $50 adults, $25 kids 5-12 includes Aquarium admission at 10 a.m. (Members: $45 & $20)

Join us for a fun morning you’ll always remember!  After a sumptuous buffet in the Cascade Café, your family will make the rounds with Aquarium staff as the aquarists feed an amazing assortment of hungry animals.

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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.

10 North Water Street  •  Norwalk, CT 06854
Tel: 203-852-0700

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

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