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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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nothing "fishy" about this trip.

really fun, interesting , educational experience for an octogenarian. love the shark exhibit and... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2017
stuart g
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Norwalk, Connecticut
A mediocre aquarium

Maybe I've seen too many aquariums, but I found this one quite boring and mediocre. There was... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
subeem
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
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10 N Water St, Sono District, Norwalk, CT 06854-2228
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

really fun, interesting , educational experience for an octogenarian. love the shark exhibit and sitting in front of the jelly fish is mesmerizing. the seal feeding is also fun as is the touching pool

Thank stuart g
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Maybe I've seen too many aquariums, but I found this one quite boring and mediocre. There was really not much to see as I was expecting to see floor to ceiling sized exhibits where the fish, etc. would be visible at all depths. There were...More

Thank subeem
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Once is enough. Smells like dead fish. Not much to sea. More interesting to open a can of tuna and watch it swim.

2  Thank pennysaeger
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We have taken our grandchildren there several times and loved the interactive nature of it, particularly the seals, the touch ponds and educational performances. The variety is quite good. Do not take them too young however because it good be a little scary. They should...More

2  Thank Johnna T
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I have visited the Maritime Aquarium several times now and I don't get sick of it. It is a place where you can spend a couple of hours or most of the day, if you choose to. There are demonstrations, an IMAX movie, a lot...More

2  Thank Mary Beth J
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A great place for kids, families, and anyone interested in marine life. They do a great job, exhibits are great and so are the interactive exhibits where you can touch marine life. Worth a visit for sure.

2  Thank Bob C
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice aquarium and quite educational on the Long Island waterways. The touch tanks are a nice added bonus. Lots of families and very family friendly for those with small children. An IMAX movie is included with your admission. There is a lovely picnic area...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We decided to purchase a couple membership - which is a good way to support the facility - plus it's well worth the $130.00 fee!! We live at the Berkeley at Waypointe in Norwalk so it is convenient to check out new exhibits and/or IMAX...More

Thank nckac57
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I came for a little date day. Even though there's a lot of kids the aquarium is wonderful! It's a nice size and we had a blast. Bonus, it's clearly a great family trip as well!

Thank ohhmyclementine
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderfil fishies sharks seals turtles yes yesloved it!!! Fabulous. Amazing. Why must this have 100 characters?

Thank Andrew F
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Wawaquevedo
4 September 2017|
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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
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Jean R
8 July 2017|
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Response from Maritime_Aquarium | Property representative |
Hi, Jean. Yes, the entire Aquarium is handicapped-accessible. Please come visit!
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Jean R
8 July 2017|
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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.
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