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."
– The New York Times
Visit the Aquarium

Sea Star Fun Fact

Try not to call these cool shoreline creatures "starfish." Sea stars aren't fish, so the proper name is "sea star."  (Similarly, call them jellies, not jellyfish.)



Maritime Aquarium Admission



Adults: $19.95
Child (age 3-12): $12.95
Youth (age 13-17): $17.95
Senior (age 65+): $17.95

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Aquarium Admission Only
imax Great White Shark

IMAX® Movie

Adults: $9.50
Child (age 3-12): $7.00
Youth (age 13-17): $8.50
Senior (age 65+): $8.50

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Classic IMAX® Movie Only
price combo

Discount Combo

Adults: $24.95
Child (age 3-12): $17.95
Youth (age 13-17): $22.95
Senior (age 65+): $22.95

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Aquarium + Classic
IMAX® Movie
price cruises


$22.95 per person
Members: $17.95

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2.5 hour Cruise
(Must be 42” tall)


Pricing varies by event.
Member discounts apply.
Click the buy tickets link, then choose your specific event.

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Upcoming events

Children under 3 free.
Members receive unlimited Aquarium visits and discounts: JOIN NOW!



For groups of 10 or more, reservations must be made at least 24 hrs. prior to visit.
Call weekdays Mon.-Fri. only. Please click here.

For Classic IMAX movies only, tickets do not include special movies or evening features.

All tickets are sold at each entrance.

Prices subject to change without notice.
Exhibit availability subject to change without notice.

  • Stroller Rental available. $5 per stroller per visit. Yes, you may bring your own stroller.
  • Handicap Accessible. Our facility is handicap accessible. We have a limited number of wheelchairs available for visitors at no cost.

Please click on the "Visit the Aquarium" tab for general information to better plan your day. That page includes special information for Handicapped visitors, best time to avoid crowds, how weather affects our visitor experience, considerations for Senior Citizens, how long it takes to visit and more.


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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