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Custom Programs

Enjoy the Aquarium like never before! Build a customized program to create a one-of-a-kind experience made just for you.

  • Duration

    Custom

  • Price

    Varies

  • Ages

    All Ages

Overview

Build your own one-of-a-kind Aquarium experience with one of our custom programs. Customize a daytime tour in our building, a virtual program you can enjoy from home, or an overnight sleepover experience.

To learn more, inquire about availability and customization, and book your custom program, please contact us at tours@aqua.org or 410-576-8822.

Custom Tour

Visit the Aquarium in a new and personalized way by creating your very own custom tour! Choose the focus of your experience, the behind-the-scenes areas you'd like to visit, and the time and duration that works best for you. Mix and match with a variety of different options and build the perfect program!

Pricing

A customized one-hour tour begins at $495 for a group of up to six guests. This price changes incrementally as group size increases and includes the option to add experiences such as feedings, animal encounters, professional photography packages and guest speakers.

Custom Virtual Program

Virtual programs bring the National Aquarium to you! From personalized video messages to live virtual tours, a variety of options are available when you create a custom virtual program. Whether you're virtually celebrating a special occasion or simply looking for a fun online activity for your group, we'll customize your experience to fit your specific needs and budget.

Pricing

Pricing for a custom virtual message begins at $50. Live virtual programs begin at $240 for your first device; the price for additional devices is $10 each.

Custom Sleepover

Want more time for your unique Aquarium adventure? Consider creating a custom sleepover experience! These overnight events include a custom tour that visits behind-the-scenes spaces on the night of your choice. Additional program options including 4D films, animal encounters and guest speakers are available for purchase as well.

Pricing

The price for a custom sleepover begins at $150 per person and must be reserved for a minimum of 20 guests. Each guest attending a sleepover experience must be at least 8 years old.

Important

Prior to your tour, please review the National Aquarium's most up-to-date health and safety information.

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