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New Backstage pass

Get VIP access to get up-close, feed, and touch Aquarium animals.



Chattanooga Riverboat Cruise
A Chattanooga Riverboat Cruise on the River Gorge Explorer is part thrill ride and part nature tour.



Penguin merchandise at the online gift shop

Fun, cute and cool penguin plush animals, jewelry, books, toys and gifts!

Fun Stuff

Just For Kids

Check out this fun-filled page with links to interactive games and other activities. Enjoy some of these items at home or download maps to help you "dive deeper" into your next Aquarium visit.

Boogie the book from Tennessee Aquarium
"BOOGIE" a free iTunes book
Download the Tennessee Aquarium’s free e-book from iTunes for the iPhone or iPad. Video clips of Aquarium animals pop up while following the story of “Boogie,” a penguin trying to help his animal pals.
Book description: There’s trouble stirring at the South Pole. It’s up to two brave friends – Boogie the penguin and Peanut Butter the jellyfish – to save themselves and their friends from the dangers of pollution. Follow the gang through oceans and rivers as they discover new ways to take care of the world we call home. 

If you don't have an iTunes account you can download the pdf version of "Boogie".

Discover Birds

Discover the Tennessee Ornithological Society’s exciting bird activity book.
Dr. Suess
Dr. Seuss Scavenger hunt
Not one of them is like another, but what WE do affects the other.
Play the submarine game
Pilot a Submarine
Click here to explore the Secret Reef with our interactive submarine.
 Send a postcard Wish you were here
Save a stamp . . .  send one of our fun postcards to family and friends.
 Seymour the seahorse game Seymour the Seahorse Game
Fun for all ages! Help Seymour save the seahorses by playing this exciting interactive game.
 Find Nemo at the Aquarium Find Nemo
Meet the real fish behind the flashy undersea superstars at the Tennessee Aquarium.
 What is your Seahorse-a-scope? Seahorse-a-scopes
Peer into the depths of your personality with our Seahorse-a-scopes.
 event calendar Calendar of Events
Check our calendar for fun events and activities for kids and families.
 Discovery Kids Discovery Kids
Fun stuff just for kids.
 Make an origami frog Origami Frog
Create your own origami frog and make it jump!
 Games by NOAA NOAA games
Here's some great games and interactive  activities focused on ocean and air themes sponsored by the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

 Blue tang Sea Creatures of the Caribbean
Learn more about the creatures in the Caribbean Sea.
Campus Map
Aquarium campus map
Downloadable PDF Brochure
2011 Tennessee Aquarium brochure 
Backstage Pass

NEW Backstage Passes will give you VIP access to get up-close, feed, and actually touch Aquarium animals.
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Sleepovers at the Aquarium

Ever dream of sleeping under the peaks alongside sharks, stingrays and more? Now is your chance.

Traveling with Kids

Chattanooga's fun museum for kids! Visit the Creative Discovery Museum. Pilot a riverboat, dig for dinosaur bones, make sculptures and build a car at this hands-on children’s museum full of family fun.

Traveling with your Pet

Planning a trip to Chattanooga? Bring your pet! We've got tips and links to pet-friendly hotels and boarding facilities.

Fun Stuff

Check out this fun-filled page with links to interactive games and other activities. Enjoy some of these items at home or download maps to help you "dive deeper" into your next Aquarium visit.

Chatter Magazine

Check out the digital version of Chattanooga's Chatter Magazine.

Live, Local Weather Report

Thanks to a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Tennessee Aquarium has a new weather station with live webcam. Get instant access to current weather conditions in downtown Chattanooga.
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