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The Maritime Aquarium

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Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Fantastic Aquarium for toddlers and kids!

What a fantastic aquarium! We were hesitant about going after reading some of the reviews on here... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2010
wappingers falls, ny
A good time for a reasonable price

I took my fiancee to the aquarium as something to do on a Saturday. We are both in our 20's and... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2008
Rockland County, NY
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“seal feeding”(33 reviews)
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The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate Long Island Sound and protect it for future generations.
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10 N Water St, Sono District, Norwalk, CT 06854-2228
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Reviewed 2 June 2010

What a fantastic aquarium! We were hesitant about going after reading some of the reviews on here but we are so glad that we decided to go! True, it is not a HUGE place but who needs huge when you have a 2 year old!...More

2  Thank daisymelisWF
Reviewed 10 August 2009

If you want to stand in a crowdy place to see one pinguin staring at you, you have found the right place. Very expensive compare to other wonderful aquarium.

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Reviewed 8 July 2009

Took our 4 year old twins to the Aquarium and Imax Theater. Very overpriced for what you get. The "'March of the Penguins" amounted to one penguin walking up and down on a mat in an area so small, with no real seating, my kids...More

Thank 4_0f_usCT
Reviewed 15 June 2009

The Aquarium has few different kind of species of Fishes and Frogs. There are African Penguins too. But all are very few in numbers. It’s a real fun for Kids. The Thrill ride would be a real Thrill for Kids and not for Adults. Overall...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2008

I took my fiancee to the aquarium as something to do on a Saturday. We are both in our 20's and enjoyed the aquarium. There are some attractions geared solely towards children (and there were a ton of children running around and shoving in front...More

Thank Toripoet
Reviewed 13 February 2008

When I went it was Sunday and kids were everywhere. I guess their parents decided to go on that very same day. The prices are cheap at $11 adults and $7 kids. The imax is around $5 more. It is a bargain when compared to...More

1  Thank prmass
Reviewed 16 October 2006

We did not find much information online, therefore we were not sure if it will be as good, but we found the Aquarium and the Imax to make our day a true success... You can watch them feeding the seals with Q/A... There are many...More

1  Thank DaveGold
Reviewed 10 December 2003

Our family recently had a great day at The Maritime Aquarium. The kids, of course, were wow-ed by the sharks, seals and giant sea turtles. We all enjoyed the IMAX movie "Pulse." What an experience it was on that huge screen! And we all walked...More

11  Thank Stay2051
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no, they are separate
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The neighborhood is named SoNo. Full of businesses, restaurants, things to do, and parks.