Georgia Aquarium (courtesy of Georgia Aquarium)

The Georgia Aquarium is the world's largest and has drawn more than six million visitors since it opened in November 2005. It contains more than 60 exhibits—from Cold Water Quest, which showcases fish and marine mammals native to cold water oceans (including beluga whales and harbor seals), to Tropical Diver, featuring tropical coral reefs arranged like a gallery of living art—all in over eight million gallons of water. The aquarium also boasts a 4-D theater with interactive seats and unique special effects, as well as behind-the-scenes tours, a popular lecture series, and a summer camp for children. One of the aquarium's major goals is to be a leading facility for aquatic-animal conservation and research. Its state-of-the-art Correll Center for Aquatic Animal Health was designed by world-class veterinary professionals and conservation organizations. The Georgia Aquarium is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday to Friday, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays.

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Family Review of Georgia Aquarium

Away Travel Expert: Candyce H. Stapen
FamilyExpert Rating 5.0 out of 5 Recommended for:
Children of all ages
FamilyExpert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • No outside food, including chewing gum, allowed in the aquarium.
  • Check out Kids Corner on the aquarium's website for good info before or after your visit.
  • Ask about Behind the Scenes Tours, including one just for families.

225 Baker St
Atlanta, Georgia 30313

Visitor Information

Telephone Number: (404) 581-4000
The details, dates, and prices mentioned here were accurate at the time of publication.

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