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Please consider a donation to our Emergency Operations Fund to help us support our animal care and team members.

In order to slow the spread of coronavirus in the Chattanooga area, the Tennessee Aquarium closed to the public on March 14. As a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization, we depend upon admissions to cover our operational expenses and community support for our conservation and education programs. Each day without guests makes an already challenging situation increasingly difficult. Please consider a charitable contribution to support our experts and animals during this public health emergency.

Our doors may be closed for the time being, but we continue to care for our animals and facilities. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Aquarium soon. Thank you for your support!

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Leave a Legacy

Help build the long-term future of the Aquarium by joining the Watershed Society with a planned gift.

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Make a Tribute Gift

Your gift in honor or memory of a loved one is a meaningful way to make a tribute and support the Aquarium at the same time.

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Matching Gifts

Make your gift go even further by requesting that your employer match your gift to the Tennessee Aquarium.

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