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Plan Your Aquarium Visit


  • MON - THU
  • 10 am - 4 pm
  • FRI
  • 10 am - 8 pm
  • SAT - SUN
  • 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


Come to the National Aquarium the evening of Friday, February 5, and join us as we celebrate Black History Month!

Black History Month Celebration Special Events

Friday is your night, half price after 5pm!

JAN 20
Half-Price Friday Nights Special Events

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Enjoy a relaxing, crowd-free visit to the Aquarium. The evening includes complimentary showings of our 4D movies.

JAN 24
Member Evening Member Events

Discover the animals that live in our unique reef crest!

JAN 18
Educator Talk - Blacktip Reef Level 1 Activities

Let our divers be your guides in this underwater experience.

JAN 18
Atlantic Coral Reef Dive Feedings
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“Have to go”
If you have never been to the National Aquarium,you have to go-if you have been before, you have to go back.We love this place, it's awesome-and the 4-d theater-great.
waves icon Trip Advisor user Cat P, December 2016 READ REVIEW