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College Days Discount at the Tennessee Aquarium

1/19/2010 10:42:57 AM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                    Contact: Thom Benson 423-785-3007
            College Days Discount during February at the Tennessee Aquarium
                     Student Savings at Chattanooga’s “Animal House”

Chattanooga, Tenn. (January 19, 2010) – The Tennessee Aquarium is offering college students, faculty and staff a 50 percent discount throughout the month of February. While it’s cold on campus, students can use this offer to warm up inside the Aquarium’s two buildings and mingle with more than 10,000 animals or check out the 3D action on the six-story screen at IMAX.

Visitors must present a valid college ID when purchasing tickets to receive this half-off deal. Family members may also receive this discount when accompanied by a student or faculty member with current college ID. This offer is valid for admission to the Tennessee Aquarium, IMAX 3D Theater or combination tickets to both attractions.

Top Ten February Activities for the college crowd at the Tennessee Aquarium & IMAX:
1) Pose with friends in a real-life shark cage used to film, Blue Water, White Death, the great white shark documentary which inspired Peter Benchley to write the best-seller, Jaws.
2) Three words: Feed a stingray.
3) Get up-close to unusual species during an animal encounters program.
4) Capture a photo of penguins, macaws, sea turtles & more that’s Facebook worthy.
5) Staring contest with baby alligators. (Hint: Bring Visine, gators usually win.)
6) Download Aquarium Jeopardy worksheet to see if you’re smarter than an eighth-grader: http://www.tnaqua.org/KidsTeachers/Program_descriptions.asp#6th
7) Start your own “Tweet-up” at the Aquarium or IMAX.
8) Try to grab 3D elephants while watching African Adventure 3D.
9) See who squirms the most when sea snakes approach in Under the Sea 3D.
10) Be among the first to see Wild Ocean 3D opening day on February 26.

February 2010 College Days Aquarium ticket price
 $11.00 Adult  $7.50 Child
   

February 2010 College Days IMAX ticket price
 $4.25 Adult   $3.00 Child
   

February 2010 College Days Combo (Aquarium and IMAX) ticket price
 $14.00 Adult  $10.00 Child

Get up to date information on College Days and other Aquarium happenings by becoming a Tennessee Aquarium Facebook Fan: http://www.facebook.com/tennesseeaquarium                                                             

 College students enjoy the Shark Island touch tank.

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