Discover wonder in the water at the Aquarium of Niagara. Build connections to the aquatic world through immersive exhibits and engaging presentations. Explore a wide range of animals and habitats featuring more than 120 species. Make new friends among our rescued seals and sea lions, play with a penguin through the glass, and touch sharks and stingrays. Make your visit even more memorable through up-close animal encounters, special tours, behind-the-scenes access, and more. The Aquarium is a non-profit organization, and proceeds from your visit support the animals under our care and drive our ongoing conservation efforts. The Aquarium of Niagara is open at 9am year-round except on Thanksgiving and Christmas.