Plan Your Visit
HOURS: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, including all holidays except closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day and closing early for the October Halloween event, Trick or Treat Under the Sea, and Santa by the Sea in December. Check What’s New for details as the dates for these events approach.
PHONE: 252-247-4003; 800-832-FISH (3474)
ADMISSION: $10.95 ages 13-61; $9.95 ages 62 and over; $9.95 military; $8.95 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!
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