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New York Aquarium: Entry Ticket

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

New York Aquarium
Open today: 10:00 - 17:30
Wildlife Conservation Society
Registered address: 2300 Southern Blvd Tops 4, 10460-1068, New York, US
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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
Access to all animal exhibitions
Access to all feedings and Animal interactions including the touch pools and the Playquarium.
Admission to the 4-D Theater and Aquatheater Shows (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)

Important information

* Under-18s must be accompanied by an adult * Service animals may be brought into the aquarium but must be kept on a leash * There are no lockers available onsite * Last entry 1 hour before closing
  • 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 4D theater experience combining 3D film with sensory technology, included with your New York Aquarium tickets
  • 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 with these New York Aquarium tickets.

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.

Head on to the Playquarium and let your children explore the underwater world to their heart's content. They can walk through a life-sized kelp forest and learn about how marine life communicate. There is something for everyone so enjoy your aquatic adventure!

Insider tip

  • Please note that during your visit, you may be videotaped or photographed by a WCS employee or authorized guest. Your admission serves as permission for use of your image by these parties.
  • Aquatheater show timing provided in voucher

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.

New York Aquarium
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
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
New York Aquarium
602,Surf Avenue, 11224, New York
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  • Cancel until 23:59 the day before you visit and get a full refund. Select a refundable ticket during checkout
  • Rescheduling is not possible for this ticket.

Ratings & reviews

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3 reviews
Kenya,  Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
18 Aug 2023
It was simple enough to use and convenient to have on your phone. Also although we had a 1.00 time slot we were allowed to enter earlier which was good
New York Aquarium
Gloria,  United States United States
26 Jul 2023
Super convenient, we got there so fast after scanning our bar codes. No need to fall in line
New York Aquarium
Anessa,  United States United States
05 Aug 2023
Very excited was worth the trip with my family. Sure will visit again
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