The Maritime Aquarium
Suggested Ages: All, Adult Friendly
Explore 75 live exhibits featuring more than 2,700 marine animals of 300 species at this aquarium devoted to Long Island Sound (which is right outside, boat rides available). See big and small sharks, stingrays, harbor seals, sea turtles, game fish, jellies, crabs, lobsters, mollusks and more. Plus non marine animals including tamarins and meerkats.
Touch tanks are open with stingrays, sharks, jellyfish and more. IMAX movie tickets available through Jan 18 ($5). Some interactive exhibits closed. Cafe open for grab and go only from 10 am to 3 pm Saturday & Sunday.
Advance timed tickets and masks required.
Try a variety of seasonal indoor and outdoor activities at this large museum & nature center.
* Walk over 80 acres of walking nature trails – including a universally accessible Wheels in the Woods Trail. Follow a brook with pretty waterfalls, look for abundant wildlife (including an otter pond), and learn with interpretive educational signs.…More info