A Fintastic Refurbishment
Friday, February 24, 2012
Just in time for some of our winter breaks, the Maritime Aquarium opens it's doors after a "fintastic refurbishment". Here are just some of the new things that you'll see:
New seal show, 21 new exhibits, 27 new species, more than 300 new animals!
NEW Newman’s Own Hall:
Play the new Found in the Sound interactive video game on a map of Long Island Sound the size of a school bus. What’s your animal IQ? And make friends with the harbor seals – and catch one of the all-new seal shows at 11:45 AM and 1:45 & 3:45 PM daily.
NEW Hokin Family Sound Voyage:
Come explore the richness of life in Long Island Sound and its watershed, from the shallow salt marsh to an inland streams to deep Sound waters. Meet a snapping turtle named Franklin and a culvert full of eels, plus box turtles, snakes and odd creatures like sea vases, nudibranchs, brittle stars, fiddler crabs and more.
FINtastic Gallery Improvements:
The aquarium is adding more exhibits and new animals, relighting and reintrepreting all of the exhibits. You will find fun facts, interactive displays and new learning opportunities at every turn.
RefurbFISHed Visitor Experience:
Experience the Aquarium following a new, easier-to-navigate, path. Everything is being spruced up, from the floors and walls to the restrooms, plus new lighting and sound systems.
The Maritime Aquarium
10 North Water Street