Big Fun in the NEW Alligator Bayou

Alligator Bayou

New Experiences for Families to Enjoy during Spring Break

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Island of Lemurs: Madagascar 3D at IMAX Theater

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Plan Your Next Great Escape

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Humpback Whales 3D at IMAX Theater

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Learn how TNACI is Working to Conserve Native Animals

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Welcome to the Tennessee Aquarium

Come see for yourself why visitors like you rate the Tennessee Aquarium the best aquarium in America for overall guest satisfaction. Enjoy a remarkable journey from the mountains to the sea as you explore above and below the surface in the Aquarium’s two buildings. Discount ticket packages with the Aquarium's IMAX 3D Theater and River Gorge Explorer make your travel plans easy and affordable.

Extraordinary Experiences

Discover cool creatures while learning fascinating facts you’ll want to share with others. Offered FREE each day with Aquarium admission.

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Extraordinary Experiences


Now showing for a limited time - March 27 through April 10 at 2 and 7 pm.

Cove Forest

Buy a Membership

Join or renew your Aquarium membership and enjoy unlimited Aquarium visits and exclusive discounts.

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Hotel Packages

You'll find the best values with these Aquarium packages offered by Chattanooga's finest hotels. Plan your visit to the city Southern Living magazine calls, "One of America's Top Weekend Getaways."

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Volunteer Opportunities

Discover the unique, educational and fun volunteer opportunities at the Tennessee Aquarium.

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Backstage Pass

Add a Backstage Pass to your visit to get up close, touch and feed Aquarium animals and put yourself in the boots of one of the Aquarium's animal keepers.

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Summer Camp 2015

The world is full of natural wonders and there's no better place to go exploring than Summer Camp at the Tennessee Aquarium

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Summer Camp

Host an Event

Experience an unforgettable after-hours celebration while hosting your Chattanooga wedding reception or corporate event at the Tennessee Aquarium.

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