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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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Fun Time Out

I came here with my boyfriend for an afternoon and enjoyed the visit! For $25 you also get a ticket... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
SammiDeRosa
Very Fun and Interesting

First time visiting this quiet little town. We visited it at the end of Feb. 2018. The personnel at... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2018
Miguelstvz
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Weehawken, New Jersey
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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%
Travellers talk about
“imax theater” (83 reviews)
“seal feeding” (30 reviews)
“touch tank” (49 reviews)
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10 N Water St, Sono District, Norwalk, CT 06854-2228
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+1 203-852-0700
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"imax theater"
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"seal feeding"
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"touch tank"
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"sea turtles"
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"long island sound"
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"all ages"
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"marine life"
in 29 reviews
"family membership"
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"south norwalk"
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"crab"
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"interactive exhibits"
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"great for kids"
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"kids and adults"
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"day trip"
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"great exhibits"
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"few hours"
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

I came here with my boyfriend for an afternoon and enjoyed the visit! For $25 you also get a ticket to their IMAX theater which was HUGE. It was fun, clearly meant mostly for kids, but if you enjoy animals or are a kid at...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

First time visiting this quiet little town. We visited it at the end of Feb. 2018. The personnel at the Aquarium were all very polite. The excibition was wonderful. My kids enjoy each of them as well as my parents and my wife did. The...More

Thank Miguelstvz
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Such a nice aquarium pretty small but there is defiantly a lot to see! The jellyfish exhibit is the best!

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Clean, friendly staff and great place for young kids!! We spent the day here during their Olympic weekend celebration. Although it was a holiday weekend, it was busy, but not packed. We enjoyed our visit! Just FYI- the bistro is expensive!

Thank dmm407
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We are Patrons of the Norwalk Maritime Aquarium BUT we are very unhappy that the fact that Long Island Sound is dying or dead depending on where you go in Fairfield County. As a child l could walk along any beach in Greenwich, Stamford, or...More

Thank avstrait
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Although the maritime aquarium is not as big as other aquariums, yet it's very impressive and welcoming place. There are plenty of things for the kids to learn and experience. It is worth every penny when you sign up for a membership

Thank Ayman Z
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

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

1  Thank rsgreenct
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Reviewed 3 January 2018 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
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 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

1  Thank amanda g
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

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
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Brendan K
31 January 2018|
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Response from lukesawyer985 | Reviewed this property |
The neighborhood is named SoNo. Full of businesses, restaurants, things to do, and parks.
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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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