Ak-Sar-Ben Aquarium is 5.6 mi. s. of jct. SR 31 and I-80 at 21502 SR 31 in Schramm Park State Recreation Area. Twelve tanks display native fish and introduced species in their natural habitats. A large terrarium houses various reptiles and amphibians. Films about a variety of nature topics are shown regularly. In summer outdoor gardens feature native plants and flowers that attract butterflies and hummingbirds.
Picnicking is permitted. Time: Allow 1 hour minimum.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10-4:30, Sat.-Sun. 10-5, Memorial Day weekend-Labor Day; Wed.-Sun. 10-4:30, Apr. 1-Fri. before Memorial Day and Dec.-Mar.; Wed.-Mon. 10-4:30, Wed. after Labor Day-Nov. 30. . Closed Jan. 1, Thanksgiving and Christmas.