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Mystic Aquarium

Mystic Aquarium




Seas the Day! Where conservation meets commitment, education meets inspiration, research meets passion.

Explore the wonders of our ocean planet and the marine life that inhabits it at Mystic Aquarium, the nation's 4th best aquarium. In addition to over 300 species of marine animals, including African penguins, harbor seals, sharks and jellyfish, Mystic Aquarium is the only New England facility to care for beluga whales and Steller sea lions! A multitude of fascinating interactive exhibits, mesmerizing animals, and thought-provoking encounters leads to wonder around every corner. 

The outdoor exhibits will take you on a journey through the Pacific Northwest and Arctic Coast, and give you an opportunity to touch cownose rays. Inside the Main Gallery, immerse yourself in the aquatic world with the Hidden Amazon, Caribbean Reef, and the Weird and Wonderful habitats. 

Connect with conservation through the California Sea Lion show in the Foxwoods Marine Theater and then travel back in time in Jurassic Giants, an animatronic exhibit featuring roaring dinosaurs, 4-D theaters, and a variety of frogs and reptiles.

Mystic Aquarium also hosts special events, after-hour functions, and conservation opportunities. Mystic Aquarium is Kulture City Sensory Inclusive™, accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums, the Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums, and certified by the Humane Association. Mystic Aquarium is the place to explore, learn, and be continuously inspired by the vibrant marine life in our ocean planet.


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