Know Before You Go

We have begun an exciting transformation at the aquarium. When this work is complete, you'll be able to enjoy a whole new experience, including a thrilling exhibit, Ocean Wonders: Sharks! During this process, you'll see that portions of the park are closed.

We thank you for your support during this historic time for the New York Aquarium.

Jon Forrest Dohlin
New York Aquarium

What You'll See While We Transform

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Don't Miss

Aquatheater: Sea Lion Celebration

Show Schedule: Daily at 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m.

The (new) stage is set! Join our trainers and their pinniped costars for a spectacular display. *Aquatheater shows are weather dependent and may be cancelled due to rain.

Sea Cliffs Animal Feedings

Feeding Times are based on the animals' needs. Check the board in the Main Lobby for details.

Every day, keepers use toys, treats, and training to stimulate natural behaviors and enrich the lives of all our animals. Catch enrichment in action.

4-D Theater: SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D: The Great Jelly Rescue

Show Schedule: Open daily with shows playing approximately every 15 minutes.

There's a brand new 4-D adventure bubbling up at the NY Aquarium! Dive into a thrilling, multi-dimensional adventure with SpongeBob SquarePants and friends.

*Show and feeding times vary, see daily postings in the main lobby and Aquatheater entrance.

Buildings currently closed include: Explore The Shore, Alien Stingers, Seaside Café & Sharks.

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