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Plan Your Aquarium Visit


  • 10 am–4 pm
  • FRI
  • 10 am–8 pm
  • 10 am–5 pm
Visitors may tour up to 90 minutes after the last entry. For your best experience, visit before 11 am or after 3 pm. BUY TICKETS PARKING/DIRECTIONS

Events & Activities


Join the National Aquarium's Conservation team in partnership with The Nature Conservancy and the Chesapeake Bay Trust to restore the Atlantic white cedar habitat in Nassawango Creek Preserve.

MAR 28
Atlantic White Cedar Tree Planting Conservation

Join the National Aquarium's Conservation team for a field day at Fort McHenry, where we'll remove debris from wetlands, maintain pollinator and rain gardens, and more.

APR 18
Fort McHenry Field Day Conservation

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Join us as we welcome ocean conservationist and marine policy advocate Wendy Benchley as part of the Marjorie Lynn Bank Lecture Series.

From "Jaws" to the High Seas: Stories of Shark and Ocean Conservation Conservation

Enjoy a relaxing, crowd-free visit reserved for members and their guests. Event includes exhibit touring, complimentary showings of our 4D immersion films, food and beverage offerings, plus 20% off all gift shop purchases.

Member Evening Member Events

Get up close and personal to one of our animals!

FEB 23
Animal Encounter - Harbor Overlook Activities
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“Great Aquarium”

Hands down the best aquarium I've been to. Great exhibits, displays, friendly and helpful employees, and great with crowd control with staggered check in times...

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