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Baltimore National Aquarium at Maryland
Baltimore National Aquarium
Category: Attractions
Distance from hotel: 6.7 miles
301 Light St , Baltimore, Maryland, 21202 410-576-3800
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Explore The World's Oceans At the Baltimore National Aquarium

Baltimore's National Aquarium is touted as one of the top aquariums in the U.S. Visitors can experience up-close encounters with more than 20,000 different ocean and river animals, invertebrates, fish, and birds while learning about their lives, habitats, threats, and conservation efforts. Discover toothy predators like black tips and bonnetheads at the shark tank. Enjoy daily docent talks and animal feedings.Meet up with perky bottlenoses in the dolphin exhibit. Watch a 4-D immersion film. Visit the red-bellied piranhas in the rain forest exhibit and check out sea nettles and blue blubbers at the Jellies Invasion exhibit. The National Aquarium offers a full day of learning and fun for visitors of all ages.


Prices -

Ticket prices range from $12.45-$39.95 per person, depending on age, date of visit and time of entry. Visit the tickets page for details.

Hours -

Operating hours vary by season. Check the calendar for details.


  • Critter Chats
  • Marjorie Lynn Bank Lecture Series
  • Guest Diver Experience


  • Guided Tours
  • Animal Exhibits
  • Animal Encounters & Feedings
  • Children's Discovery Gallery
  • 4D Theater
  • Restaurants & Gift Shops


  • Where can i eat at the Baltimore National Aquarium?

    There are two convenient dining options located inside the aquarium. The Harbor Market Kitchen and Harbor Market Cafe serve up delicious house-made soups, salads, sandwiches, pizza, sweet treats, and more. Outside food is not allowed at the aquarium but there are picnic tables and benches outside the building if you choose to bring your own food.
  • does the Baltimore National Aquarium offer tours?

    Yes, visitors can go behind the scenes with the aquarium's expert guides to visit with the animals and discover fascinating undersea worlds. Choose from the Insider's Tour, the Animal Care Experience or the Daily Behind-the-Scenes Tour for up-close encounters and unique immersion tour experiences. Visit the tours page for times, cost and other details. 

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