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.)



Members Only!
20% OFF for the Holidays

Dec. 17-24, 2014 (Only on full price merchandise)

Stop by the Aquarium and shop for that unique gift you're looking for. We are open from 10-5 pm everyday (except Chrsitmas Day) And there is no admission required!

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Shop. Support. Surprise!

Enjoy a day at The Maritime Aquarium and find unique items in our Gift Shop. 

Our eclectic collection may surprise you! Find something truly unique in our craft jewelry, logoed apparel and elegant home decor. Shop our affordable selection of toys, plush animals, games, books and more. Take home souvenirs of your Maritime Aquarium visit. Find that stuffed animal friend your child will cherish for years.

All proceeds from your purchases support our small, non-profit, local business. You'll help us care for our animals, educate children and share our unique message of conservation for Long Island Sound.

Admission is not required to visit the Gift Shop. Keep us in mind for your holiday and birthday shopping!Gift Shop holiday 3 for web

Teachers receive 10 percent discounts on resource materials.

Place your telephone orders by calling
(203) 852-0700, ext. 2236. 

Gift Shop hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
(until 6 p.m. in July and August).








Mission: 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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