Open daily except Thanksgiving and Christmas.
From New York City:
Take I-95 North to Exit 90 in Connecticut.
Take I-95 South to Exit 90 in Connecticut.
Explore the wonders of our ocean planet and the marine life that inhabits it at Mystic Aquarium, the nation's 6th biggest aquarium. A leader in conservation, education, and research, Mystic Aquarium is the only New England facility to care for beluga whales and steller sea lions, in addition to thousands of other marine animals, including African penguins, harbor seals, sharks, and more. Mystic Aquarium also features the largest and most prominent outdoor beluga whale habitat in the United States, along with a multitude of fascinating interactive exhibits, mesmerizing animals, and thought-provoking encounters! The outdoor exhibits will take you on a journey through the Arctic Coast, bring you face to face with African penguins, and give you an opportunity to touch cownose rays. Moving inside, immerse yourself in the aquatic world of Mystic Aquarium's Main Gallery with the Hidden Amazon, Caribbean Reef, and the Weird and Wonderful exhibits. Connect with conservation through the California Sea Lion show in the Foxwoods Marine Theater. Join us for special events, including exclusive members-only nights, after-hour functions, and conservation opportunities. Don't miss the chance to learn about incredible animals, how they are cared for, and their positive impact on the wild populations! Mystic Aquarium is the place to explore, learn, and be continuously inspired by the vibrant marine life in our planet's underwater world.