Open 9:00AM Daily

Parking is Free Everyday

Last admission at 4:30PM

Building closes at 5:00PM

Special Events


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, visit with the Easter Bunny and new this year; join our Jello Egg Toss and toss a delicous jello egg to the sea lions and seals! 
  • When: April 8th
  • Time: During regular hours
    • Easter Bunny: 12:00pm to 12:45pm and 1:45pm to 2:30pm
    • Jello Egg Toss
      • Sea Lion Toss at 11:20am and 1:20pm - 20 eggs per sessions
      • Seal Toss at 10:40am and 2:40pm - 15 eggs per session
      • No reservations, purchase your egg at the Aquarium
      • All Sea Lion proceeds will be donated to the Marine Mammal Care Center in San Pedro, California - Mia's rescuers
      • All Seal proceeds will be donated to Rivehead Foundation
  • Price: Photos with the Easter Bunny priced at $5.00, Jello eggs are $5.00 each and limited to one per person

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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