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The Maritime Aquarium

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10 N Water St, Sono District, Norwalk, CT 06854-2228
+1 203-852-0700
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Family time

Great place to go with the family, I have been taking my kids since there are 1 yrs old, and they... read more

Reviewed today
p b
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Norwalk, Connecticut
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Great for small children

This is a very small aquarium which was perfect for the 8 month ago we brought. As an adult, I... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dreamergirl4686
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South Salem, New York
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Awarded the 2013 Certificate of Excellence by Trip Advisor. The Maritime Aquarium inspires people of all ages to appreciate Long Island Sound and protect it for future generations.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“imax theater” (84 reviews)
“seal feeding” (31 reviews)
“touch tank” (49 reviews)
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10 N Water St, Sono District, Norwalk, CT 06854-2228
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+1 203-852-0700
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Reviewed today via mobile

Great place to go with the family, I have been taking my kids since there are 1 yrs old, and they still like it.

Thank p b
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a very small aquarium which was perfect for the 8 month ago we brought. As an adult, I would not visit this aquarium without children, because it is small and really geared towards a young age. One of the hardest parts is dealing...More

Thank dreamergirl4686
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's not that big but kids will definitely enjoy it. A good place to spend a rainy afternoon. It's big enough for them to get a good overview but not too big to wear them out.

Thank Susanne P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One generation gap between children and adults is the standard for fulfillment through the experience in the sense that length of a visit or size of a place are crucial factors for the consumers' experience. The Maritime Aquarium is a very fine place for the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I go to Aquariums in every state we visit, so i have high expectations to begin with (just a disclaimer). It wasn't a terrible aquarium by any means, we were just disappointed. The Seal show was cool and a few of the...More

Thank Benjamin C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Standard typical aquarium. Nothing super special. The area is near other marine type boat stores. Kids will really enjoy the place.

Thank Santiago1109
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son loves sharks so wanted to take him so he could see the exhibit. We got to see the shark dive which was cool. The seal feeding was nice. The stingray and jellyfish touch interaction was fun for the kids. The aquarium is small...More

Thank JAYEYEDEE
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The aquarium was a little disappointing...most of the exhibits were geared to young children. I wouldn't mind but the $25 entrance and the 1,000 school children made this a ho hum visit. The noise level along was enough to make me get thru this in...More

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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

The Maritime Aquarium is in the heart of the historic waterfront neighborhood of SoNo which is short for South Norwalk. The aquarium is fun place to go for all ages as there is so much to see and do. The kids love the tidal pool...More

1  Thank Paul T
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

If you are disabled and in a wheelchair,which I am, Ken is the most helpful and understanding person you will find in Norwalk.He wants you to enjoy and learn about this place.

Thank John B
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Brendan K
January 31, 2018|
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Response from lukesawyer985 | Reviewed this property |
The neighborhood is named SoNo. Full of businesses, restaurants, things to do, and parks.
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Wawaquevedo
September 4, 2017|
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Response from PATTAYJAY | Reviewed this property |
Adults: $22.95 Child (age 3-12): $15.95 Youth (age 13-17): $20.95 Senior (age 65+): $20.95 Imax movie ticked included with admissions
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Jean R
July 8, 2017|
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Response from Maritime_Aquarium | Property representative |
Hi, Jean. Yes, the entire Aquarium is handicapped-accessible. Please come visit!
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