Adventure Aquarium Ranked No. 7 Best Aquarium in North America by USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards

Adventure Aquarium is pleased to announce it has ranked in the top 10 best aquariums in North America according to the USA Today 10Best Readers’ Choice Awards.

  • Adventure Aquarium ranked no. 7, just behind no. 6 Georgia Aquarium.
  • Adventure Aquarium is the best aquarium in the Northeast.
  • Aquariums were ranked based on their high-quality exhibits and visitor interactions. A panel of experts, including Debra Erickson, president of the International Zoo Educators Association, partnered with 10Best editors to pick the initial nominees. The top 10 winners were determined by popular vote.
  • Just last week, Adventure Aquarium reopened after a 120-day closure due to COVID-19. It is requiring all visitors to make advanced reservations and purchase timed tickets ahead of a visit to the aquarium. Adventure Aquarium has extended its hours to be open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. To learn more about the reopening and added health and safety measures, click here.

About Adventure Aquarium
Adventure Aquarium is just minutes from downtown Philadelphia on the Camden Waterfront and features one-of-a-kind exhibits with more than 15,000 aquatic species throughout two million gallons of water. The Aquarium is home to the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast, including the only great hammerhead shark on exhibit in the United States, the only aquarium in the world to exhibit hippos, one of only six facilities in the US to have Little Blue penguins as permanent residents and exhibits the longest Shark Bridge in the world, a unique V-shaped rope suspension bridge just inches over Shark Realm. Adventure Aquarium is an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA), and is held to the absolute highest standards in animal care and exhibition. For more information, visit

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Jenna Eckel
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Monday, July 20, 2020