The Maritime Aquarium, Norwalk

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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. Our Norwalk trip maker tool makes visiting The Maritime Aquarium and other Norwalk attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Very typical aquarium. The staff was clearly very knowledgeable and willing to answer questions. Interesting exhibits and shows.  more »
  • I bought my small children on a holiday afternoon and we had a wonderful time. My children are young 4 and 2 year of age, so we took are time seeing everything. And we were able to do all the exhibits...  more »

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