Big Fun in the NEW Alligator Bayou

Alligator Bayou

The Perfect 45 Minute Break on a Hot Day - Humpback Whales 3D

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Watch our Furry, Feisty and Fun River Otters

River Otter Falls

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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

Serve and Protect

Make plans now to join us for Chattanooga’s must-attend social event. The 5th Annual Serve & Protect Gala will be held on Thursday, Oct. 1.

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Serve and Protect

River Gorge Explorer

Cruise into a natural wonder aboard the Aquarium's sleek catamaran, the River Gorge Explorer. A naturalist will point out wildlife and historic points of interest along the way.

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River Gorge Explorer

IMAX 3D Theater

Diving with Humpback Whales or playing with Lemurs is the coolest 45-minute break on a hot summer day! Add IMAX 3D for only $6.

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IMAX Theater

Buy a Membership

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

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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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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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