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Hours

  • The Continental Shelf exhibit is closed for refurbishing, opening in late September. Exact date to be announced as installation progresses.
  • 10:00 am - 5:00 pm daily
  • Closed Christmas and Thanksgiving
  • Admission

    • Adult - $20.95 + tax
    • Child - $14.95 + tax (2 thru 12)
    • Child - free (under 2)
    • Senior - $16.95 + tax (65+)
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    Featured Animals

    Red-tailed catfish

    All of the many Red-tailed catfish at the DWA are donations from aquarists whose tanks they rapidly outgrew. Popular in the pet trade since the 1960s

    Banggai cardinalfish

    Bangaii cardinalfish are small striped fish that can easily camouflage themselves in the spines of sea urchin. Like other members of the cardinalfish

    Black-necked aracari

    Black-necked aracaris have a black head and throat with dark green to almost black back and tail. Its undersides are yellow with a red band and rump.

    Grey-winged trumpeter

    Distant relative of cranes, rails, and bustards, trumpeters are found only in the forests of South America. They are named for their complex vocaliza

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