The North Carolina Aquariums welcome you via online, timed ticket purchases and reservations. Curious as to what to expect? Check out our  welcome page for more information and to purchase your ticket or members reserve your visit today. Not a member? Check out our memberships and then reserve your spot!

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Support the NC Aquariums

Beyond admission, there are many ways you can support the work and mission of the NC Aquariums and Jennette’s Pier. From saving sea turtles to creating amazing experiences, your contributions make a difference.

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The North Carolina Aquariums are dedicated to animals in our care and in the wild. We recognize the challenges threatening species locally and globally. Our team commits resources and time to learn more and take action through research, fieldwork, education, and the daily efforts of staff.

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Ecological Edventures

Ecological Edventures immerse and energize educators in professional development adventures guided by environmental educators at the North Carolina Aquariums. These once-in-a-lifetime experiences inspire educators to incorporate aquatic resources and conservation in their classrooms, organizations, or communities to enhance their self-efficacy in sharing these concepts with their audiences. 

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