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The Maritime Aquarium

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10 N Water St, Sono District, Norwalk, CT 06854-2228
+1 203-852-0700
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A Connecticut standard for locals and tourists

A Connecticut standard for locals and tourist... a good place for 1-4 hours. IMAX theater on... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
via mobile
Great for the Little ones!

Had a great day with my three grandchildren ages 3, 4 and 4 months old. There are so many things... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Darlene D
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Awarded the 2013 Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor. The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate Long Island Sound and protect it for future generations.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“imax theater” (82 reviews)
“seal feeding” (32 reviews)
“touch tank” (50 reviews)
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10 N Water St, Sono District, Norwalk, CT 06854-2228
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

A Connecticut standard for locals and tourist... a good place for 1-4 hours. IMAX theater on premises. Lots of opportunities for kids to engage.

Thank jcl08
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Had a great day with my three grandchildren ages 3, 4 and 4 months old. There are so many things for them to learn, to touch, do and see. Most activities are indoors. Great for a rainy or hot day as well. Not to expensive....More

Thank Darlene D
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I was truly disappointed and disheartened to see the animals in such small enclosures. There were 6 seals in the tiniest tank of water. Their tails touched the bottom of the tank. They had to perform in order to get food. Broke my heart. The...More

Thank Lisa M
Maritime_Aquarium, Digital Marketing Manager at The Maritime Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Hi Lisa. Thank you for visiting us. The Maritime Aquarium meets all standards for animal care established by the U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) and our exhibits and practices have received the prestigious accreditation of the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA.) In terms of...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

Great exhibits with very nice descriptions and unique animals. Looked like they had lots of activities for kids.

Thank Peglou53
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Aquarium is not very large, but the it is very enjoyable. All the different kinds of animals was very interesting. The aquarium is nicely spaced out. Really enjoyed it. The IMAX movie was awesome. Would come back!

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Definitely not an aquarium for adults. Very very young children would enjoy it! Very expensive and there is nothing there. Choose another aquarium to visit! Will never go back!

1  Thank Kedoalni
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Beautiful exhibits but could use some sprucing up, paint, floors are a little sad looking. Still enjoyed the visit.

Thank aem228
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Interesting and fun...something for everyone, single, couple, or family. I recommend a subscription; multiple visits will not wear out its charm.

Thank Charles C
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Special day with my youngest grandson who loves sea animals. He spent over an hour between the two "hands-in" touch tanks with sharks, rays, crabs, oysters, mussels, horseshoe crabs, sea stars, and jelly fish. Many interactive displays. Volunteers were fabulous and because it was a...More

Thank Fern P
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

It's a likely outdated but it's good for the kids to explore Easy parking tickets are a little too much for wat you see.

Thank Tina G
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4 September 2017|
Response from PATTAYJAY | Reviewed this property |
Adults: $22.95 Child (age 3-12): $15.95 Youth (age 13-17): $20.95 Senior (age 65+): $20.95 Imax movie ticked included with admissions
Jean R
8 July 2017|
Response from Maritime_Aquarium | Property representative |
Hi, Jean. Yes, the entire Aquarium is handicapped-accessible. Please come visit!
Jean R
8 July 2017|
Response from newyorker11b3 | Reviewed this property |
Not 100% sure but I am willing to bet it is. I would give them a call just to confirm.