AAA Editor Notes
Adventure Aquarium is on the banks of the Delaware River at 1 Riverside Dr. Sea life and wildlife can be seen and touched in a variety of exhibits, including the new KidZone, an interactive exhibit designed specifically for kids. Shark Realm, a 40-foot walk-through tunnel, houses more than 20 sharks and 850 other marine animals. Hippo Haven houses hippopotamuses and porcupines. Films shown in a 4-D theater depict the wonders of underwater life. A Swim with the Sharks snorkeling program and special behind-the-scenes animal adventures also are offered. Dinosaurs of the deep, available mid-January to mid-June, showcases the largest “sea monsters” that ever existed, including a scale model of an ancient marine predator called Liopleurodon.
Ferry/trolley service to the museum is available to and from the riverfront in Philadelphia May through September.
Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.