Open 9:00AM Daily

Last admission at 4:30PM

Building closes at 5:00PM

Special Events


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, refreshing water and Powerade from Coca-Cola, Paula's donuts, goodies from Wegmans 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
  • Register online here:
  • Where: Race starts at the Niagara Gorge Discovery Center off the Niagara Scenic Parkway, Park in the Discovery Center Lot 
  • After-party at the Aquarium of Niagara, a quick walk across the overpass
  • Aquarium of Niagara
                   701 Whirlpool St. Niagara Falls, NY 14301

Friday Night Lights

Visit the Aquarium of Niagara after-hours! Join us for fun games, live music, delicious food and a special sea lion show! Then top it all off by watching the fireworks over the Falls from our outdoor deck!
  • When: June 23rd, July 28th and August 25th
  • Time: 7:00pm to 10:00pm
  • Price: Included with regular admission
  • Food and drinks will be for sale

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