Open 9:00AM Daily

Parking is Free Everyday

Last admission at 4:30PM

Building closes at 5:00PM

Special Events


Sealed with a Kiss

Looking for a kiss on Valentines Day? How about a kiss from a Harbor seal! Share an experience with your loved one that you'll never forget by receiving a kiss from a seal, a photo to commemorate the day and delicious chocolate! It'll be a Valentines Day present to remember!
  • When: Feburary 10th to 20th
  • Time: 10:00am & 1:30pm
  • Price: $99.95 per couple
  • Reservations are required. Sessions run daily from February 10th to the 20th, four couples per session.


Penguin Days

Calling all penguin lovers! Join us for a weekend of fun and cute penguins! Enjoy a group penguin encounter; waddle into the Community Room to see penguins on stage and meet our Aquarists, the folks who take care of these Peruvian birds. But that's not all! Learn what it takes to be a vet treating a sick penguin, take a turn building your own penguin exhibit and help save the oceans by playing our "Marine Debris" game.

  • When: March 4th & 5th
  • Time: During regular hours, 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Price: Included with admission
  • Group Encounter: You will be given a ticket at the door for your assigned time. No reservations. There is NO hands on interaction with the penguins.


Visit us for our annual Seaster event! Take part in egg-periments, stop by and say Hi to the Easter Bunny, enjoy our Easter themed sensory table and so much more!
  • When: April 8th
  • Time: During regular hours, 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Price: Photos with the Easter Bunny priced at $5.00, all other activities are included with admission

Sea Lion 5k

Support your Aquarium's rescued marine mammals in this fun 5k run! Whether you run as fast as a sea lion swims or as slow as a seal flops, you are welcomed! Finish the race with the band Roadtrip, Paula's donuts and free admission into the Aquarium. Our fastest racers will win a Seal Encounter!
  • When: June 3rd
  • Time: 9:00am start time
  • Price: $25 per participant
  • Where: Aquarium of Niagara
                   701 Whirlpool St. Niagara Falls, NY 14301

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