Visit the only aquarium in the world where you can see hippos, the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast, the only aquarium in the US where you can see a great hammerhead shark, and one of the most popular attractions in Philadelphia, the Adventure Aquarium.
With over 8,500 sea animals and innovative displays, this aquarium is known for always featuring new hands-on activities, animals, and exhibits, so every visit is a new opportunity to explore, discover and play.
You’ll get to explore seven unique touch exhibits where you can get up close and personal with sharks, stingrays, and take your time exploring the aquarium’s 14 interactive and immersive exhibits.
Every day the aquarium provides enriching experiences for visitors, like the African Penguin Feedings, Hippo Bedtime, Hippo Feeding, Meet the Divers, Up Close Animal Experiences, and more. Check the daily schedule to see when things are happening during your visit.
Be sure to check out what’s playing at the Adventure Aquarium’s 3D Theater to explore deep-sea topics even more in a fully immersive, thrilling experience for the whole family.
What to expect:
The Philadelphia Pass gets you free General Admission tickets to the Adventure Aquarium.
Your Adventure Aquarium tickets include access to all regular exhibits and shows and a ticket to a show at Adventure Aquarium’s 3D Theater for a one-of-a-kind movie experience.
What not to miss:
Every exhibit at the Adventure Aquarium is worth a visit, but don’t leave without seeing the hippos in Hippo Haven, walking the bridge in Shark Bridge, touching a shark and petting a stingray, watching a storm roll in in Piranha Falls, and catching a movie with your Adventure Aquarium 3D theater ticket.
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