Hours of Admission

Monday - Sunday: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Get Tickets

Your Adventure
Starts Here

Get Involved

african penguin standing up and looking left. photo credit steve benjamin

Act #NOOW to Help Save the African Penguin

We need YOUR help in the effort to save the African penguin from extinction. As the population of this imperiled species continues to rapidly decline, it has become increasingly important for us to take action now. Help us raise awareness of the global impact of this matter by contacting the South African Ministry of Forestry & Fisheries via the link below.

Act Now

What's Happening

santa holding his hands in the shape of a heart outside the florida aquarium

Photos with Santa

Santa will be spreading holiday cheer and jolly good times at The Florida Aquarium! This beloved family tradition begins on November 24 and runs each Saturday and Sunday through December 17. A special sensory-friendly experience will take place on Saturday, December 2.

Learn More

Snow Days

The extended forecast is for more snow! Expect snow, every Saturday and Sunday from November 25-December 24 with Snow Days! Plus, enjoy traditional winter activities, December 26-December 31.

Learn More

MORPH'D presented by PAR®

Connect to nature in a whole new way when you visit MORPH’D presented by PAR®. Located in our new Mosaic Exhibit Hall, this gallery features 18 uniquely adapted species from around the globe – including axolotls, paddlefish, electric eels and more!

Learn More

Spend Less, Experience More!

Save 52% on admission, plus experience four more top Tampa Bay attractions with CityPASS®! Visit the attractions at your own pace, in any order, over a 9-day period. One easy purchase and mobile ticket delivery saves you time & money. Advanced reservations are not required for CityPASS® guests; simply come inside to the Guest Services desk to secure your timed entry.

Learn More

Explore & Discover

Rated among the best aquariums in the US, The Florida Aquarium welcomes visitors to experience a wide variety of aquatic and terrestrial animals – including sea turtles, sharks, lemurs, otters – with the goal of building awareness and inspiring conservation action.

Explore Animal Habitats

Creating Positive Change

woman holding coral square

Coral Conservation Program

The Florida Aquarium’s coral conservation program is scaled to have a significant impact on the restoration of the Florida Reef Tract! Learn more about all our conservation efforts.

Our Conservation Efforts
Sand Tiger Shark

Adopt an Animal

Species ambassadors play a critical role in conservation and you can too! Symbolic animal adoptions are just one way you can support The Florida Aquarium’s mission to protect the natural environment.

Adopt an Animal

Become A Member

Explore all the benefits of becoming a member, exclusive access, discounts and more!

Become A Member


Full year of unlimited visits to The Florida Aquarium.

Penguin (Ocean Advocate)

Invitations to exclusive member-only events, including sneak previews of new habitats and exhibits.


Discounts on Aquarium experiences, like the Wild Dolphin Cruise. More coming soon!