225 Baker St NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Known to locals as the Atlanta Aquarium, Tops what to do in Atlanta! The Georgia Aquarium offers an entertaining, intriguing and educational experience for guests of all ages. While promoting a fun and enjoyable learning experience, the Aquarium instills in its guests a new appreciation for the world’s aquatic biodiversity.
The Aquarium enhances the Georgia tourism offerings and provides local residents with a world-class entertainment attraction. It is an anchor for downtown’s revitalization efforts being a benefit to both the city and the state.
To date, Georgia Aquarium has attracted more than eleven million visitors and employs more than 400 employees and a dedicated core of more than 2,000 volunteers. The Aquarium has dedicated twenty-five percent of the gallery space to educating students of all ages who visit the Aquarium, we call it our Learning Loop. The Aquarium utilizes innovative technologies as well as interactive and interdisciplinary techniques to ensure that students have an enjoyable academic experience.
One of the Georgia Aquarium’s major goals is to be the leading facility for aquatic animal conservation and research. Presenting an state-of-the-art animal health facility, the Correll Center for Aquatic Animal Health, is 10,000 square feet and was designed by world class veterinarian professionals and conservation organizations. It is the only integration of an aquarium and a veterinarian teaching hospital. On a more global scale, the Georgia Aquarium supports, conducts and leads research on environmental and conservation issues.
Georgia Aquarium is open 365 days a year. However, hours of operation do vary. Last ticket sold and entry is 30 minutes prior to closing time.
Sunday – Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
- March 22-31 from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
- April 1-12 from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
- May 23-31 from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
- Adult: $35.95
- Child (ages 3-12): $29.95
- Senior (age 65+): $31.95
- Seakeepers: $48.00
- Family: $34.00
- Quick Dip: $14.00
- Penguin: $59.95
- Sea Otter: $59.95
- Dolphin: $64.95
- Adult: $179.95
- Dive: $334.95
- Swim: $234.95
Other Ticketing Options
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Photo credits Georgia Aquarium.