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“Fantastic! 5 stars!!”

The Maritime Aquarium
Ranked #1 of 37 things to do in Norwalk
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Brewster, New York
Level 6 Contributor
33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fantastic! 5 stars!!”
Reviewed January 31, 2012

Only AMAZING good things to say about this place! Great collection. Spectacular building and outdoor spaces. Right on the water in Norwalk. IMAX theater features hit shows. Specialized displays and shows throughout the year. A gem!

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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“fun day for kids”
Reviewed January 31, 2012

Very nice small Aquarium with hands on activities for the children

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Yorktown Heights, New York
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Take your kids”
Reviewed January 27, 2012

I have been a family member for close to 20 years, and I took my kids there at least twice a year. They loved it. Now they go to watch movies at the IMAX.

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Northport, New York
Level 6 Contributor
118 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“my 12 year old boy gave it an extra star”
Reviewed January 27, 2012

great museum with Merkats too- Ship building activities ($5 extra) is always a hit with the kids

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Ridgefield, CT
Level 6 Contributor
802 reviews
468 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 454 helpful votes
“Wonderful child oriented aquarium!”
Reviewed January 21, 2012

Great for the younger crowd as it isn't huge but offers a lot of great experiences. We have taken the grandchildren, all under 8, and they love it! The sea lions are a big draw during feeding time and the people at the aquarium make sure everyone can see what is going on. Special shows are also held, we saw Pierre the Penguin, and the Imax has some terrific films. There is a parking garage right across the street and loads of great restaurants not too far down the road.

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