Aquarium of Niagara

701 Whirlpool St.
Niagara Falls, NY 14301- Map It
(716) 285-3575
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AAA Editor Notes

Aquarium of Niagara, 701 Whirlpool St. at Pine Ave. (US 62), has more than 1,500 aquatic animals ranging from the Great Lakes to the coral reefs and is home to a large collection of Great Lakes fish. Visitors can see California sea lions, piranhas and more. Highlights include a colony of Peruvian penguins, a shark exhibit and an outdoor harbor seal pool. The aquarium is the site of the 81st “Whaling Wall” by marine life artist Wyland. Interactive animal programs and a Behind-the-Scenes Tour are available; reservations are required. Guided tours are available.
$13; $11.25 (ages 60+); $9 (ages 3-12).
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Hours: Daily 9-5. Sea lion show Sat.-Sun. at 10:30, 12:30, 2:30 and 4. Penguins and seals are fed daily; sharks are fed at 11 on alternate days. Last admission 30 minutes before closing. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. Phone ahead to confirm schedule.