Maine State Aquarium Visitor Information

There are always new reasons to visit the Maine State Aquarium. We have new animals, displays, and educational programs happening all the time so each time you visit you'll discover something different. Select one of these links, or scroll down the page.

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

Hours and Schedule for 2018 — We are Closed for the Season until May 2019

  • We will be re-opening in May 2019, on Memorial Day weekend for the public and earlier for school groups.

Admission Fees


Tips for a Great Visit

Some helpful hints for planning your visit to the aquarium:

Daily Events

Daily events include: sport-fishing at the dock (instructions and tackle provided); talks on lobsters and other animals; behind-the-scenes tours, animal feeding time, Lobstah Mainiah! in the Discovery Center, and more.  New this year: a walking history tour!  Please call, or check our activity board at the entrance for that day's schedule. More info on our daily programs here.