How long does it take to walk through the Maritime Aquarium?

The Aquarium Allow 90 minutes to explore all exhibits. Our Gift Shop is teacher- and kid-friendly. Teachers receive 10% discounts on resource materials.

Is Maritime Aquarium free admission?

According to a news release, the Maritime Aquarium is among the nearly 100 institutions participating in the state’s “CT Summer at the Museum” admission program, which offers free entry for all Connecticut residents 18 and under, along with one accompanying adult in each group.

What is the biggest Aquarium in Connecticut?

Mystic Aquarium
Mystic Aquarium is a marine aquarium in Mystic, Connecticut. It is one of only two U.S. facilities holding Steller sea lions, and it has the only beluga whales in New England….Mystic Aquarium.

Date opened October 6, 1973

Is Mystic or Maritime Aquarium better?

Mystic Aquarium has snagged a spot on Trip Advisor’s list of best aquariums in the country. The New England Aquarium in Boston ranks 18th, and Norwalk’s Maritime Aquarium came in at No. 21.

Is Norwalk aquarium outside or inside?

About The Maritime Aquarium The Maritime Aquarium is the only aquarium devoted to Long Island Sound, the “Estuary of National Significance” just outside our doors. As an arm of the Atlantic Ocean, the Sound is an environment rich in aquatic life … even within sight of heavily urbanized New York City.

Is Norwalk aquarium indoors?

All the exhibits in the aquarium are indoors. This would be a great destination for the frigid winter months! A coat storage area is located near the seals and the restrooms on the first floor of the aquarium.

Does the Maritime Aquarium have penguins?

Peek at our new Penguins on the Loose daily animal encounter. Starting July 1 at 11:15, prompt, each day you can get this close to one of our African Penguins. FREE with general admission.

Which aquarium is better in CT?

Mystic Aquarium | Connecticut’s Premier Aquarium.

Are there polar bears at Mystic Aquarium?

New exhibit at Mystic Aquarium allows visitors to virtually meet polar bear, walrus & whale.

Does Mystic Aquarium have frogs?

More than 30 species of frogs populate 1,000 square feet of Mystic Aquarium in an exhibit that explores everything from the mystery of nocturnal species to the chilling behavior of predator frogs. Open daily through Labor Day 9 a.m. to 5:50 p.m. 860-572-5955 and

How long do people spend at the Maritime Aquarium?

2 hours was all we needed but I could see spending longer if you’d like. The sea turtles and octopus were highlights for us. Clean and modern facility.