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Mystic Aquarium

55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, Connecticut, 06355
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Mystic Aquarium

There is much to see and do at Mystic Aquarium in nearby Mystic, CT. Enjoy the supremely talented sea lions as they perform in their very own show. Watch sharks and other animals get fed. Stop by the hands-on exhibits where you can touch everything from sting rays to bearded dragons. Meet the only beluga whales in New England. And get more out of the Aquarium for less with one of our value hotel packages.



  • March: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Labor Day through November: 9:00 a.m. to
    4:00 p.m.
  • April through Labor Day: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • December through February: 10:00 a.m. to
    4:00 p.m.


  • Adult: $29.95
  • Senior (60+): $26.95
  • Children (3-17): $21.95
  • Children (2 and under): Free


  • Scout Programs
  • Kidsploration Concert Series
  • Family Overnights


  • Exhibits
  • Shows
  • Gift Shop
  • Encounter Programs

Animal Feeding Times

Mystic Aquarium has set aside Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. and Sundays at 1:10 p.m. for the feeding of sharks and other animals. These times are subject to change so make sure to check the event board when you arrive.


The Penguins Café’s varied menu will appeal to both kids and adults. You can also pack your own lunch and eat it at the picnic area, which is near the east end of the parking lot. No outside food can be brought into Mystic Aquarium.


  • Is photography allowed at Mystic Aquarium?

    Flash photography is allowed except at certain exhibits, which are clearly marked. Videotaping is permitted but video lights are not. Photos or videos for commercial use require written permission in advance from the Aquarium.
  • Does Mystic Aquarium have any hands-on exhibits?

    Four, to be exact. Discover Lab lets you see sea stars and small crabs up close. You can also pet a ray at the Ray Touch Pool, touch a shark at Shark Encounter, and feel a snake, alligator, and bearded dragon at Scales & Tails.

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