Hours and Fees

Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily year-round
Last ticket sold at 4:30 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day

Adults: ages 13-61, $10.95*
Seniors: ages 62+, $9.95*
Military: $9.95*
Children: ages 3-12, $8.95*
Age 2 and under: FREE
North Carolina Aquarium Society members: FREE
North Carolina school groups that register in advance: FREE
(For further information on school group registration and pricing, click on the Teacher/Students link at left.)
*tax not included

Free Days:
Martin Luther King Day
Veteran’s Day

Become a member of the Aquarium family! Memberships are offered at several different levels and come with great benefits, including FREE admission to all three NC Aquariums. For more information about membership, click on the membership link at left.

Admission fees support maintenance, operations, and development of new exhibits to maintain an exciting and educational experience for Aquarium visitors. The Aquariums accept cash, traveler’s checks, MasterCard and VISA as payment for admission fees.