Who We Are


Who We Are

Since opening to the public in 1993, Adventure Aquarium has made it our mission to provide the best possible care to our resident animals. Today, we are home to more than 15,000 aquatic animals and offer once-in-a-lifetime opportunities to explore life underwater through up-close animal encounters, interactive touch exhibits, and the chance to see and learn about some of the ocean’s rarest and most fascinating species, all while just minutes from Center City Philadelphia.

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1-Day General Admission + Santa Plush Bundle

1-Day General Admission + Santa Plush Bundle

Bundle your Christmas Underwater experience with a general admission ticket and a huge 18-inch exclusive Scuba Santa plush, now - December 24, and take home a souvenir to remember your underwater holiday adventure. This is your on-stop shop for a wonderful and magical Aquarium experience.

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Jingle All The Wave

Christmas Underwater Is Happening Now!

See Scuba Santa and his 15,000 incredible animal friends before Dec. 24th!

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USA Today Top 10

Voted the Best Aquarium in the Northeast!

Make a reservation at Adventure Aquarium, voted a TOP 10 Aquarium by USA Today.

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Things To Do

Aquarium Activities

Whether you're a teacher or parent, make Adventure Aquarium part of your lesson plans with themed activity pages for students of all ages!

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Fascinating Animals

Adventure Aquarium is home to some of the most fascinating animals in the world, including:

  • The largest collection of sharks in the Northeast (bonus: one of just three facilities in the US to exhibit a great hammerhead shark)
  • The only hippos IN THE WORLD to be exhibited at an Aquarium
  • Green and loggerhead sea turtles
  • Two species of warm-weather penguins

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One-Of-A-Kind Attractions

Immerse yourself in underwater fun as you experience our one-of-a-kind attractions, including the world’s longest v-shaped Shark Bridge, New Jersey’s longest Shark Tunnel, 3D Theater, KidZone, four Touch Exhibits, up-close animal encounters, VR experiences and more!

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