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Sensory Friendly Evening Event

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Join us for this evening event that is specially designed for people of all ages who will benefit from an adapted sensory friendly exhibit experience.

This sensory friendly evening will feature an adapted indoor and outdoor environment, a quiet area, and skilled occupational therapy students and professionals to provide support.

Explore the Aquarium’s outdoor habitats including beluga whales, seals, sea lions and penguins from 6:00pm – 7:45pm.  Inside, between 6:00pm – 8:00pm, discover hundreds of vibrant fish and sea life and trek through Jurassic Giants: A Dinosaur Adventure where all sound and motion will be turned off for a sensory friendly experience.

Please note: the theaters, including those in Jurassic Giants and Undersea Explorer VR will not be in operation during the event. The marine theater will be open as a relaxed walk-through exhibit, but there will not be a show.

Documentation of diagnosis is not required. Family or other companions are welcome to accompany and join in on the fun!

If you have any questions, please contact

Advanced tickets at a cost of $15 are required for each person ages 2 and up If you are interested in visiting Mystic Aquarium before 6:00pm, regular Aquarium admission rates apply. In order to maintain a sensory friendly experience, tickets will be limited and will not be sold at the door.

Mystic Aquarium Members – Advanced tickets are required. Tickets are free for anyone covered by an active Mystic Aquarium membership. Please log in to receive members’ pricing.


August 10
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Mystic Aquarium
55 Coogan Blvd
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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(860) 572-5955 x100