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Educator Appreciation Day

September 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Students Dissecting Squid

Mystic Aquarium is happy to announce the 4th Annual Educator Appreciation Day on Saturday, September 16, 2017, which also happens to be National Estuaries Day! As a special thank you, Educators* are invited to bring one guest for FREE and enjoy the Aquarium for the whole day!

Exciting Inclusions

  • Exclusive California sea lion training demonstration
  • Tour classrooms and meet outreach animals
  • Learn about free resources and our educational programs
  • Enter to win a program for your students
  • 10% discount at the Aquarium Store

Stop by one of our classrooms from 10:00am – 2:00pm to enter into a drawing for free programming for your class, learn about educator resources, and talk to our conservation education staff about our school program offerings!

Join us by 10:15am for an educator exclusive California sea lion training demonstration. If you have not already, view our new exhibits Weird & Wonderful and Our Blue Park.

Educators will also enjoy shopping early for the holidays with a 10% discount in the Aquarium store!

Cost: FREE of charge for Educators* with a valid school ID or proof of education employment AND ONE guest (Additional guests are subject to regular aquarium admission fees.)

Gates open at 9:00 a.m. and the last admission is at 4:00pm. Once inside, educators may stay until 5:00pm.

Advanced reservations are not required but strongly advised in order to avoid long lines.

Click here to pre-register today!

*Educators must show a valid school ID or proof of employment for free entry. Event is open to all educators and school staff, including formal teachers, administrators, home-school educators, daycare educators, pre-school educators, paraprofessionals and support staff, school librarians, informal educators, etc. Each educator receives free admission for themselves and one guest – additional guests must purchase tickets at the admission booth.


September 16, 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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(860) 572-5955