Aquarium hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily | Café: 11 a.m.-3 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 MaritimeAquarium.org on your smart phone when you arrive.
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Meet the Dragon
Dates: Every Mon., Wed., Fri. & Sat. July 1 through Labor Day
Times: 10:30-11:30 a.m. & 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Where: Ocean Beyond the Sound Gallery (near Meerkats)
Enjoy special encounters with a bearded dragon from our exhibit, "Dragons: Real or Myth?" Educators will answer questions and let guests touch or hold the animal.
Dates: Every Tues., Thurs. & Sun. July 1 through Labor Day
Times: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.Where: Newman's Own Hall
Learn all about your favorite maritime animals by examining skulls, pelts, shells, jaws and more! Each day of the week will have a different focus:
Thursdays: Sharks & Fish
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.
Fish Tales: Story Time
When: 10:15-11 a.m. each Wednesday
Where: Cascade Café
Price: Free with Aquarium admissionFish Tales is an interactive story time for toddlers and parents/caregivers. Each week, we'll sing songs and rhymes, dance, and read books with Aquarium Educators, and maybe meet an animal ambassador! Space is limited to the first 20 children. Parent/caregiver must be present.
Date: Sat., Aug. 19
Start Time: 6 p.m. (to 9:45 a.m. Sun., Aug. 20)
Tickets: $90 adults and $80 children ($75 & $65 for Aquarium Members)
Bunk down among the sharks, fish, jellies and other creatures as we host a fun Family Sleepover. It's open to children ages 5 & older, with an accompanying parent or caregiver over age 18. Advance registration required. Call (203) 852-0700, ext. 2206, or click the Buy Tickets button.
Homeschool Education Programs
When: September 2017
During the month of September, we will be offering education programs specifically geared towards homeschool families. Please check back for more details!