New York Aquarium

Surf Avenue & West 8th Street
Brookyln, New York

Brooklyn

Monday–Thursday 10 am-6 pm
Friday–Sunday 10 am–7 pm

The oldest continually operating aquarium in the US (opened 1896. moved to the Coney Island boardwalk in 1957) is building back from the devastating impact of Hurricane Sandy with exciting new exhibitions like the spectacular Ocean Wonders: Sharks!

$: $14.95, $11.95/ages 3-12 & 65+

Current Kid-Friendly Exhibits:

Ocean Wonders: Sharks! (through Dec 31)
See over 115 marine species including 18 different kinds of sharks and rays in an new immersive exhibition with hands-on educational features (though the sharks are safely behind glass).

Eat & Treats: Eat sustainable seafood like fish tacos and fish and chips plus more classic kid fare (burgers, fries etc) and fun drinks for parents Oceanview Bites Cafe, which has a great view of the Coney Island boardwalk and beach.

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