Join us as Mermaids return for a limited engagement to the aquarium November 2 - 10. See them perform a mesmerizing swim through Shark Realm, visit with a Mermaid on dry-land during a daily meet-and-greets, and much more.

Seeing Mermaids is included with your General Admission or Membership.

Experience Mermaids

Mermaid Swimming

Underwater Mermaid

Prepare to be mesmerized as you witness a real-life Mermaid swimming among the sharks and sea life in our Shark Realm Exhibit. Insider Tip: Take a video rather than photos on your personal cell phone during this experience.

Location: Shark Realm (Zone D)
Meeting a Mermaid

a Mermaid

Enjoy a one-on-one visit with a Mermaid on dry land. H2O Photo will be on-hand to take a professional photo for your group. Please note: Photo is not included with general admission.

Location: Blue Mile (Zone B)
Beach Club Expereince

Mermaid Beach Club

Stop by the our stingray touch pool to say hello to a real-life Mermaid as she relaxes along with our other stingrays. Be sure to say hello and see her amongst other graceful sea creatures.

Location: Stingray Beach Club (Zone B)

Mermaid Events

Sips Undersea

Enjoy the first-ever Mermaids edition of Sips Undersea on Wednesday, November 6 from 6 PM - 9 PM for the most unique happy hour experience in the Philadelphia area, get your tickets now in advance and save $5!

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Members-Only Event

Members will have the first opportunity to see mermaids back at Adventure Aquarium before anyone else! Enjoy a mermaid meet and greet, Mermaid Beach Club, plenty of pirates and more!


More Mermaid Experiences

Meeting a Pirate

a Pirate

Pirate greetings for all who dare to enter the aquarium. Meet, greet and snap a photo with a real-life Pirate during Mermaids.

Location: Throughout the Aquarium
Becoming a Mermaid

Become a Mermaid or a Pirate

Channel your inner mermaid or pirate during your visit and have your face painted with themed designs daily during Mermaids.

Location: Shark Realm (Zone D)
Arts and Crafts


Kids can create a magical Mermaid craft to take home and show their friends with the help of an Adventure Aquarium team member.

Location: Jules Verne (Zone D)
VIP Mermaid Experience 


Reserve your spot for an exclusive experience to meet Mermaids & Pirates, get front of the line access to view Mermaids underwater, become a Mermaid or pirate and more!

VIP Encounter Price: $99 for Per Person

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