Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center

431 E. Main St.
Riverhead, NY 11901- Map It
(631) 208-9200

AAA Editor Notes

Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center is at 431 E. Main St. along the Peconic River. It features one of the largest all-living coral reef displays in this hemisphere, a 120,000-gallon shark tank, year-round sea lion shows, numerous touch tanks, and more than 100 exhibits and interactive experiences. Aquarium attractions include Shark Dive, Penguin Encounter, Pirate Snorkel Adventure, Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat, and Sea Lion Selfie. The Exhibition Center features changing exhibits. Guided tours are available. Food is available. Time: Allow 1 hour, 30 minutes minimum.
$27.95; $23.50 (ages 62+); $21 (ages 3-12). Exhibition center only $10; $8 (ages 3-12 and 62+). Behind-the-Scenes Tour $5. Boat trip $20; $5 (ages 0-2). Reservations are recommended for boat trips.
Hours: Daily 10-5. Behind-the-Scenes Tour departs daily at 1. Boat trip daily at noon, 2 and 4, July 1-Labor Day; Sat.-Sun. and holidays at noon and 2, in Sept. Closed Christmas.