Saltwater fish exhibits in an aquarium


Reservations are required for all guests, including members. 


Adults (Ages 13-61): $12.95
Seniors (Ages 62 and older): $11.95
Military: $11.95
Children (Ages 3-12): $10.95
North Carolina EBT: $3.00
Ages 2 and younger and NC Aquarium Society Members: FREE
Reciprocal pricing information for members of other zoos or aquariums.

*taxes not included
Please note that advance tickets do not eliminate wait times. Ticket holders must check in at a ticket window. 

Last tickets of the day sold at 4:00 p.m. last entry 4:30 p.m.

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The Aquarium is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
The Sea Turtle Assistance and Rehabilitation (STAR) Center is open 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 


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