Maine State Aquarium Visitor Information

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Hours | Admission Fees | Directions | Planning your visit | Events & Daily Schedules | Weather

Hours and Schedule

  • Open 7 days/week, 10 am – 5 pm
  • Closed Labor Day (September 2), and every Monday and Tuesday in September
  • Closed for the season beginning September 30, 2019

Admission Fees


Tips for a Great Visit

Some helpful hints for planning your visit to the aquarium:

Daily Events

Daily events include: talks on lobsters and other animals, sport-fishing at the dock (instructions and tackle provided), and The Aquatic Jet Set in the Discovery Center.

Throughout the week we offer an interactive behind-the-scenes tour, “Scenes from our Past and Smells from the Present”, along with scheduled public feedings and additional programming. Please call our front desk, (207.633.9406), the day of your visit, for an event schedule.

More info on our daily programs