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It's all within an easy walk of the [train] station too – including The Maritime Aquarium, the one relatively new building in the group and the one that enables grownups to enjoy browsing and shopping while still entertaining the children."
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13th Annual "Festival of Lighthouses" Opens Nov. 22

We invite visitors to again be the judge in our 13th annual "Festival of Lighthouses Contest," open Nov. 22 - Jan. 19.  We have 24 all-new large creative working lighthouses coming in, homemade and handmade by artists & amateurs looking for a challenge, by families who wanted to work on a project together, and by students fulfilling an art assigment.  Aquarium visitors vote for their favorite. The lighthouse that gets the most votes wins $1,500.  Get the press release here.

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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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