Activity Calendar

There's always something new and exciting happening at the National Aquarium.

Learn about upcoming activities and events by downloading the FREE Aquarium app on your Apple or Android device.

Activities and events are subject to change without notice. Please review the daily schedule once you arrive on-site.

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4-D Theater

4-D Immersion Films

The Aquarium's 4-D Immersion Films bring you closer to the sights, sounds and smells of the action. You will have an opportunity to select a showtime when purchasing your tickets.

Now Playing

  • Shark: A 4-D Experience ®
  • Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

Marjorie Lynn Bank Lecture Series

Lecture Series

Explore the unfamiliar as we uncover remarkable ocean habitats, unusual aquatic creatures and extreme exploration techniques through the expertise of our guest speakers.

Learn About the Series

Baltimore Inner Harbor

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The top 10 ways to have your BEST Aquarium experience EVER.

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Events & Activities for Wednesday, January 17, 2018

  • Shark! Behind the Scenes Tour

    January 17, 2018, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    Get comfortably close to these predators of the deep.

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  • Animal Encounter - Harbor Overlook

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 10:00 am

    Get up close and personal with the Eastern box turtle, Australian bearded dragon, hyacinth macaw or one of the Aquarium’s other exotic animals.

    National Aquarium - Animal Encounters
  • Atlantic Coral Reef Dive

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 10:00 am

    Let our divers be your guides in this underwater experience.

    Atlantic Coral Reef Feeding
  • Educator Talk - Blacktip Reef Level 1

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 10:15 am

    Discover the animals that live in our unique reef crest!

    Blacktip Reef Shark
  • Tots and Tales

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 10:30 am

    A special interactive program just for little ones!

    tots and tales
  • Diver Talk - Blacktip Reef Level 1

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 11:30 am

    Join our volunteer divers in discussing the ecosystem.

    National Aquarium - Volunteering
  • Animal Encounter - Harbor Overlook

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 12:00 pm

    Get up close and personal with the Eastern box turtle, Australian bearded dragon, hyacinth macaw or one of the Aquarium’s other exotic animals.

    National Aquarium - Animal Encounters
  • Rain Forest Talk

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 12:15 pm

    Explore nature's recyclers, the Madagascar hissing cockroach

    Natures Recyclers
  • Educator Talk - Blacktip Reef Level 1

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 1:00 pm

    Discover the animals that live in our unique reef crest!

    Blacktip Reef Shark
  • Animal Encounter - Harbor Overlook

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 1:30 pm

    Get up close and personal with the Eastern box turtle, Australian bearded dragon, hyacinth macaw or one of the Aquarium’s other exotic animals.

    National Aquarium - Animal Encounters
  • Critter Chats

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 2:15 pm

    Both kids and adults will enjoy this casual experience to meet some of the Aquarium’s smaller animals.

    Poison Dart Frog
  • Educator Talk - Blacktip Reef Level 1

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 2:30 pm

    Discover the animals that live in our unique reef crest!

    Blacktip Reef Shark
  • Animal Encounter - Harbor Overlook

    Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 4:00 pm

    Get up close and personal with the Eastern box turtle, Australian bearded dragon, hyacinth macaw or one of the Aquarium’s other exotic animals.

    National Aquarium - Animal Encounters