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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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Great place - fun and educational

We have going here for many years - with our kids and now our grandkids. It is a great way to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Darien, Connecticut
Great fun - and you will even learn something!

Always something new and interesting. Teenaged kids even liked it a lot. The old folks had a great... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Norwalk, Connecticut
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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)
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10 N Water St, Sono District, Norwalk, CT 06854-2228
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have going here for many years - with our kids and now our grandkids. It is a great way to introduce them to the nautical wonders. The displays work well for young and old alike. A super place to go, especially on a rainy...More

Thank rsgreenct
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Always something new and interesting. Teenaged kids even liked it a lot. The old folks had a great time, too! A great number of family-friendly restaurants nearby. Have fun!

Thank lwine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a hit with our 4 and 1 yr olds. They loved all the different animals at the museum and even thou we were there on a crowded day we had no trouble seeing every exhibit up close. The sharks and turtles were the...More

Thank amanda g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun for the entire family. Lots to see and learn about the sea life in the area. c= Convenient locations with restaurants near by.

Thank Debbie L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Maritime Aquarium is a great place to take the kids. They will definitely have an enjoyable time. It is worth seeing now as the state owns the land and may take it over and/or knock it down in order to replace the railroad bridge...More

Thank LA P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here on a rainy day a few months ago. The aquarium always is a fun place to walk around w/ family. I recommend an annual pass for families who visit here frequently. Also, in the summer, there is an outside area. Lastly, you...More

Thank lukesawyer985
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Took our little ones here, it was a school day so it was pretty empty which made it much more fun for the little guys. Overall this is a cute aquarium, and I'd recommend it for families WHO DO NOT LIVE TOO FAR AWAY. It's...More

Thank RGD86
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Just a great place to spend time with young children. Our 2 1/2 year old spent 4 hours there. We couldn’t get him to leave. The fish are beautiful. And the way the building is arranged allows little ones to keep going to see the...More

1  Thank NyFunnygirl
Reviewed 17 November 2017

The exhibits are well done and interesting. There is something for every age group. The jellyfish section is a family favorite! Employees are knowledgeable and helpful. Gift shop has wonderful, thoughtful items that are perfect for gift giving.

Thank Shawn K
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I went to just be. Play, look, witness, enjoy the beautiful, exquisite atmosphere and take in the calm. No kids, just us adults. Treat yourself to the joy.

Thank MJRomano13
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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.