Pay What You Want Day

Sunday, November 5, 2017, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

The National Aquarium is proud to once again offer Pay What You Want Day, made possible with the generous support of T. Rowe Price, our official community engagement sponsor. On Sunday, November 5, 2017, guests may choose their admission price to access our award-winning exhibits, reconnect with our natural wonders and support our conservation efforts.

Tickets for Pay What You Want Day will only be available on-site at our ticket window on the day of this special event. Because of extremely high demand, tickets are not available in advance and will not be available online. Our timed entry system, which allows us to sell a fixed number of tickets within set time slots every day, will be in effect, so guests may experience a wait time between ticket purchase and Aquarium entry.

The National Aquarium will be open for normal business hours on the day of the event. Tickets for Pay What You Want Day will be available starting at 10 am and last entry is at 5 pm; guests may tour for up to 90 minutes after the last entry.

Guests planning to take advantage of this special opportunity should be aware that, due to the anticipated popularity of this event, crowds will be heavier than usual and the Aquarium is expected to sell out. Please plan your day accordingly.


Made Possible by Our Official
Community Engagement Sponsor


T. Rowe Price, Invest With Confidence

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