Plan Your Visit
HOURS: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, including all holidays except closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. Special hours for the October Halloween event, Trick or Treat Under the Sea – check What’s New for details as the dates for these events approach.
PHONE: 252-247-4003; 800-832-FISH (3474)
ADMISSION: $8 ages 13-61; $7 ages 62 and over; $6 children aged 3-12. Children 2 and under, members of the North Carolina Aquariums and registered North Carolina school groups are admitted free. Buy tickets online!
MILITARY VOUCHERS: ITT offices on some North Carolina military bases offer discounted vouchers. These must be purchased from the ITT offices in advance of your visit – click for a PDF of participating bases.
SCHOOL GROUPS: North Carolina school groups, including home-school groups, are admitted free if registered in advance. See Teachers and Students for more information.
FREE ADMISSION: The Aquarium admits all visitors free of charge on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, and the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on the third Monday each January.
INSIDE INFORMATION: For the full scoop on parking, photography guidelines, accessibility and other inside information for making the most of your visit, check out Helpful Hints.
DIRECTIONS: Five miles west of Atlantic Beach. From NC 58, turn onto Pine Knoll Boulevard at the stoplight, Milepost 7; turn left onto Roosevelt Blvd. Signs along US 70 and NC 58 point the way. Click here for a map.
GPS: 34°41’58″N, 76°49’46″W
STREET AND ADDRESS:
1 Roosevelt Blvd.
Pine Knoll Shores, NC 28512