March 24, 2018 - Scout Day. Boy and girl scouts receive discounted admission and fulfill badge requirements, Advance reservation is required.

Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day 2018 - Sound of Summer Discounts - $3.00 off one admission (includes Aquarium & IMAX®). Present ticket from other participating attraction.

Get cheap tickets at Maritime Aquarium with a senior discount that is offered to those over 65 years of age. Seniors can also buy a membership for a discount.

Active Military with proper ID are FREE at the gate.

Military veterans with ID receive a discount at the gate. 

Visitors to the Maritime Aquarium can see jellyfish.

Visitors to the Maritime Aquarium can see jellyfish.

If you are taking the Metro-North to get to the aquarium, you can purchase a rail/admission Maritime Aquarium combo ticket at any Metro-North office or full service ticket vending machine.

Some local hotels offer discount aquarium vouchers or Maritime Aquarium Hotel packages. Some of the hotels that occasionally offer packages are The Hampton Inn in Danbury, Even Hotel, Hilton Garden Inn, Courtyard by Marriott, Doubletree and Hotel Zero Degrees in Norwalk.

Local tourist coupon books may occasionally have a Maritime Aquarium coupon.  These can often be found at grocery stores and visitor’s centers.

A membership offers FREE unlimited aquarium visits, discounted guest passes, VIP treatment, discounts on IMAX movies, gift shop and more.

Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk coupons, discounts, deals and specials are often for a limited time and have an expiration date.

Maritime Aquarium Information

:  10 North Water Street, Norwalk, Connecticut 068854

Phone:  1-203-852-0700


Animals:  Over 1,000

About Maritime Aquarium

The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk focuses on the Long Island Sound and it’s inhabitants. There you will see varieties of lobster, crab, octopus, types of mollusks, fish, jellies, sea turtles, sharks and seals (in the winter).

The Connecticut aquarium has two touch tanks. The Inter-tidal Touch Tank has sea stars, horseshoe crabs and more. The Shark and Ray Touch Pool includes docile inhabitants for all the guests to pet.

A couple of unexpected but nice areas are the meerkats and a play space for the 5 and under crowd.

Maritime Aquarium Details

The aquarium is open every day except for Thanksgiving and Christmas. It closes early on Thanksgiving Eve and Christmas Eve.

Maritime Aquarium hours are 10 am – 5 pm.

Maritime Aquarium ticket prices are: Adults: $22.95, Child (age 3-12): $15.95, Youth (age 13-17): $20.95 and Senior (age 65+): $20.95.  Children 2 and under are FREE. IMAX movies and cruises are extra.

The entire aquarium is handicapped accessible and has several benches and resting areas throughout it. Strollers are available for a small fee and wheelchairs are available for FREE on a first come/first served basis.

Parking is available in local garages.

No food and drink can be brought into the aquarium. However, there are picnic tables located outside the aquarium that can be used during nice weather.