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The Maritime Aquarium, Norwalk

(4.2/5 based on 750+ reviews on the web)
See more than 2,000 water creatures and experience a six-story IMAX theater at The Maritime Aquarium. In the 93 tanks you'll find fascinating creatures, such as harbor seals, otters, and sharks. If you'd like a tactile experience, the aquarium features two pools where you can touch rays. Leave time to visit the 14 model ships on display. If you grab a snack at the Cascade Cafe, read the signs about popular idioms related to the sea. If you have enough time, take a seal-watching tour on the aquarium's boat. You'll receive a discount if you purchase your aquarium admission and IMAX ticket together. Use our Norwalk holiday planner to add The Maritime Aquarium and other attractions to your Norwalk vacation plans.
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  • We went with children aged 2 and 4. They loved patting the sting rays, small sharks and jelly fish. They also loved the meercat exhibit. 
  • Had a wonderful time with the kids. They enjoyed seeing all the wildlife and the IMAX theater was fantastic! 
  • Maritime aquarium is a great place to take toddlers. It is fun and manageable. The kids loved watching the sea lions and had a blast touching the sting rays. We loved it there. I did find the tank wit...  more »