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Adventure Aquarium

The ocean’s secrets revealed at Camden’s riverfront aquarium

Adventure Aquarium

Journey into the world of Frogs: Nature's Messenger at Adventure Aquarium. Credit: Adventure Aquarium

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Frogs: Nature’s Messenger

Hop over to the Adventure Aquarium for a new, limited-time exhibition uncovering the world of frogs.

Get up close to more than 20 different kinds of frogs of all sizes and colors and learn how they interact with the world. Meet other amphibians including salamanders, toads, newts and more from January 17 until April 27, 2014.

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Overview

Get up close and personal with the underwater world at Adventure Aquarium. Located on the Delaware River Waterfront, just minutes from downtown Philadelphia, visitors of all ages can walk through a tunnel of sharks, meet a hippopotamus and explore one-of-a-kind exhibits.

Since 2005, Adventure Aquarium has offered moments of magic to visitors with more than 8,500 aquatic species on display in two-million gallons of water. Adventure Aquarium is home to the largest collection of sharks on the East Coast—including a Great Hammerhead Shark—and is the only aquarium in the world to exhibit hippos.

Adventure Aquarium is an accredited member of the American Zoological and Aquarium Association, holding the Aquarium to the absolute highest standards in animal care and exhibition.

Adventure Aquarium is open 365 days a year, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Ocean Realm

Immerse yourself in the underwater world of Adventure Aquarium’s 760,000-gallon Ocean Realm, the largest of the Aquarium’s underwater exhibits.

Wander among the seriously impressive collection of fish and aquatic animals, including iconic sea turtles, graceful stingrays and rarely exhibited sharks. In one second, watch a Loggerhead sea turtle glide past a massive Roughtail ray, then come within inches of sharks including Silky, Blacktip, Blacknose and Zebra. While you’re at the aquarium, don’t miss the opportunity to see the only Great Hammerhead Shark on exhibit in the country.

Shark Realm

Come face to fin with more than 25 sharks and 850 sea creatures in the Aquarium’s 550,000-gallon Shark Realm. Get a 360-degree view of shark-infested waters in the 40-foot, underwater tunnel or venture into the Shark Den, a massive floor-to-ceiling viewing window offering spectacular view of the impressive ocean creatures.

Insider Tip

Penguins eat 20-percent of their body weight in one sitting. Visit the penguins during one of Adventure Aquarium’s daily animal feeds and discover more interesting facts about these adorable creatures.

Great Kids’ Stuff

Go hands-on at the Aquarium’s “TOUCH” exhibits where families can get up close to rays, sea stars and even sharks! Plus, don’t miss KidZone, a dedicated space that encourages kids 6 and under to connect with nature by getting hands-on.

Buy Tickets Online

Purchase tickets in advance before your visit Adventure Aquarium. Call (856) 365-3300 or click the button below to purchase tickets online.

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