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Tickets for New York Aquarium

Dive in and explore the incredible diversity of the world’s oceans!

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Last admission: 1 hour before closing
Wheelchair accessible: Accessible toilets available. A limited number of free wheelchairs are available for rent on a first come, first served basis
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What's included

Entrance to the aquarium
Admission to all exhibitions and animal interactions such as 4-D Theater, feedings, and Aquatheater (availability and schedules are subject to weather, capacity, mechanical and/or animal-related issues)

What's not included

Guided tour
Parking (available at the aquarium for an extra fee)
  • Get a snorkeler's-eye view of colorful reef-dwelling marine life at Glover's Reef, including eels, rays, and clownfish
  • Get wrapped up in the 4-D theater experience, which combines 3-D film with sensory technology
  • Watch the California sea lions interact with their trainers in the daily shows at the Aquatheater

The New York Aquarium offers an intimate peek into the underwater world with a variety of aquatic displays, starring penguins, sea lions, sharks and more! From the Aquatheater's sea lion shows to the conservation-minded displays of Glover’s Reef, there's plenty to keep the most excitable budding marine biologist transfixed for hours!

Interested in fish of all sizes and colors? Then head to the Glover’s Reef display for a snorkeler’s-eye view experience.

And if you prefer your aquatic animals mammalian, don't miss the interactive sea lion show at the Aquatheater – they dance, swirl, and play. And you can end with a stroll along the Sea Cliffs, where penguins, seals, and otters chill on the rocky shores.

Insider tip

The aquarium is so devoted to its marine mission that when it opened at Coney Island it skipped the traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony. Instead, it asked Annie, a black-footed penguin, to do the honors by biting into a wrapped smelt.

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Getting there:

Take the F or Q train to the West 8th Street, line B36 to Surf Avenue and West 8th Street, or line B68 to Neptune Avenue and West 8th Street.

Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Saturday 10:00 - 17:30
Sunday 10:00 - 17:30
Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
New York Aquarium
602,Surf Avenue, 11224, New York
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This ticket includes a single entrance to the venue, in combination with other services. You can find this information under the section 'What's included' on this page.
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