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United States Military Discount

For your safety, ALL Aquarium visits now require a timed ticket and must be reserved online.

U.S. Military members including active-duty, retirees and veterans, will continue to receive complimentary admission but MUST reserve a timed ticket online in advance of their visit.

U.S. Military members noted above must present military ID and timed tickets to enter the Aquarium.

All other eligibility requirements still apply.

hours of operation

10:00am to 6:00pm
Last admission at 5:50pm

Tickets sold in two-hour intervals, bi-hourly limit based on State of CT social distancing and on-campus outdoor capacity guidelines.

Tickets may be reserved for the following time slots:

  • 10am to Noon
  • Noon to 2pm
  • 2pm to 4pm
  • 4pm to 6pm

Timed tickets must be reserved for each person in your party including children 2 and under.

Timed tickets will be sent to your email as a .pdf attachment and can be scanned on your phone.

procedure for securing timed admission
  • Select the date of your visit.
  • You will have to log in to create an account on the loading page; simply click the button in the upper left-hand corner.
  • Once logged in, enter the promo code 5874.
  • Select the time slot for your visit, then the quantity/type of ticket.
  • Select ‘Purchase’ on the bottom.
  • Select ‘Check Out’ on the next page.
  • Select ‘Enter Payment Information’ on the next page.

You must have a ticket when you arrive at the front gate to gain entry to the Aquarium. Guests without a ticket will be denied entry and encouraged to purchase tickets online and return for entry. We also ask that you stay in your vehicle in the Aquarium parking lot until the time period of your reservation begins. Guests will not be granted access outside of their time slot.

Guest services will be operating at a limited capacity to assist with membership and ticketing issues only. Purchasing and/or reserving timed tickets must be done online prior to your visit.

Admission is contingent upon adherence to the safety precautions listed here. Mystic Aquarium reserves the right to deny access to any non-compliant guest.