Explore all the Aquatarium has to offer at your own pace. Self-guided field trips give your group access to more than 100 hands-on exhibit and 70 species of live animals. Children will have fun exploring, climbing, and being creative!

Book Monday through Tuesday to have the building to yourself for the day! The Aquatarium will only be open to your group during your timeframe to ensure your group feels safe and safety precautions are put in place to limit public interaction.

Book Wednesday through Friday when the Aquatarium is open to the public. Admittance numbers are low to ensure social distancing and health precautions can be followed. All guests visiting the Aquatarium are required to be fully vaccinated.


Minimum # of Students: 20
Student Cost: $8.00 plus tax per student

Supervisor Ratio:
Grades PreK – 3 requires 1 supervisor (admitted free) per 5 students
Grades 4 – 8 requires 1 supervisor (admitted free) per 10 students
Grade 9 – 12 requires 1 supervisor (admitted free) per 20 students

*Any additional adult supervisor will be charged general admission $19.99 plus tax.

Want to extend your time at the Aquatarium? Come explore some of our add-on experiences!

Additional Add-Ons: 

Self-Explore – $4.00 (plus tax) per student
Extend your workshop by an hour by adding this self-explore time to your visit! Self-explore gives your group access to more than 100 hands-on exhibits and 70 species of live animals.

Ropes Course – $50 (plus tax) per group of 5 (minimum 1 adult & 4 children)
Test your balance and coordination skills on the AQ ropes course. Students will have 45 minutes to experience the Ropes Course and the Aqua Drop. Children aged 5 and up are welcome to try! Waiver forms must be completed for each child in order to participate, prior to visit.

Guided Tour – $50 (plus tax) per group of 12 (minimum 2 adult & 10 children)
Experience the Aquatarium through a guided tour by one of our amazing tour guides. Groups will get the inside scoop about the rich history of the St. Lawrence River and surrounding area. Tour will run for 45 minutes and groups will be given time for self-explore.

Above the Tanks Tour – $2.00 (plus tax) per participant. Group sizes of 6 (minimum 1 adult & 5 children)
Go where no children have been before! Go behind the scenes with our Aquarists to experience what it takes to take care of our fishy friends. Students will go on a mini tour above our Lake, River, and Shore tanks.

Meet & Greets – $20 (plus tax) per classroom.
Say hello to some animals that call AQ home! Students will get an up close and personal meet and greet with a few of our animal ambassadors that live in Herpetology Hallway. Join us for this 15-20 minute experience.

 Fill out our registration form!

Please note this form is a request only, your booking will need to be confirmed by our Education Staff when they contact you.

The Aquatarium is committed to keeping all of our guests as safe as possible. As of Monday November 15, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. EST, visitors over the age of 12 will be required to show proof of vaccination and adults asked for valid identification to accompany proof of vaccination. Visitors will be required to wears masks at all times, unless medically exempt or under the age of 2 years old.

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