Advisory: The National Aquarium is a private nonprofit organization and remains open during the federal government shutdown.

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Plan Your Aquarium Visit

JANUARY HOURS

  • MON–THU
  • 10 am–4 pm
  • FRI
  • 10 am–8 pm
  • SAT–SUN
  • 10 am–5 pm

SPECIAL HOURS

  • JAN 21
  • 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

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Friday is your night, half price after 5pm!

JAN 25
Half-Price Friday Nights Special Events

Join the National Aquarium 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 30
Atlantic White Cedar Tree Planting Conservation

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

FEB 20
Member Evening Member Events

Get up close and personal to one of our animals!

JAN 19
Animal Encounter - Harbor Overlook Activities
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“Wonderful experience, must visit!”

Great visually, beautiful upfront experience with creatures of the sea. Appeals to all ages! Must see if in Inner Harbor!

waves icon Trip Advisor user Andrea S, November 2, 2018 READ REVIEW