Hours of Admission

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

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TGH Animal Health Care Center

Get a firsthand look at what it takes to provide world-class care to thousands of animals! Visit the Tampa General Hospital Animal Health Care Center to get an up-close view of the unparalleled medical care animals receive from The Florida Aquarium’s veterinary staff. Located on the second floor, this state-of-the-art facility partners with Tampa General Hospital to provide the highest level of care to the residents in our community, from the smallest of creatures to the largest.

4D Theatre

4Ducks Theater

Special effects place movie-goers right in thick of the action in our 4Ducks Theater. This 4-D experience combines the visual excitement of a 3-D film with a variety of built-in sensory effects. On-screen images come to life with scents, FX lighting, wind, water mist, seat vibration and more!

Closed captioning tablets are available upon request, while supplies last, at the 4D theater for deaf and hard of hearing guests.

The 4-D theater is located in the Aquarium’s outdoor plaza, near The Splash Pad. This exhibit is free for members and included with a general admission.

The Splash Pad

Experience fantastic fun in our kids’ outdoor water play zone!

The zero-depth water area features water dump buckets and spray zones for children 11 years of age and under plus a designated play area for toddlers. To ensure the safety of our guests, please read this important information regarding The Splash Pad Experience:

  • Children must be directly supervised by parent/guardian at all times while enjoying The Splash Pad.
  • Foot protection, like specially made aquatic shoes, is highly recommended; especially during the summer months.
Girl on the Splash Pad

Restoring Florida's Coral Reefs

By engaging with this new interactive digital display featuring a set of stunning short documentary films, guests will learn more about the third largest barrier reef in the world- Florida’s Reef Tract, the Aquarium’s ongoing and innovative Coral Conservation and the 100 Yards of Hope Project. Witness the Aquarium’s amazing technology and coral spawning via high-definition video and narration from the scientists themselves.

Restoring Florida’s Coral Reef debuted amid the excitement of Super Bowl LV with support from NFL Green, the Tampa Super Bowl Host Committee, and FORCE BLUE. The exhibit is free for members and included with general admission.

CIBC Aquatic Lounge in the Mosaic Center

Slow the pace of your visit in the tranquility of the CIBC Aquatic Lounge in the Mosaic Center. This gallery space features a rotating variety of imaginative and educational works of art as well as a variety of small aquatic species.

Currently on display is The Ocean Decade Exhibition, a traveling global art showcase featuring unique and thought-provoking digital works of art emphasizing the importance of our oceans and conservation.

The exhibit experience is free for members and included with general admission.

CIBC Aquatic Lounge

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