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Events & Programs

The Tennessee Aquarium offers a variety of special events and programs each month.

Sunday September 22 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM Chasing Butterflies at the Tennessee River Gardens
Sunday September 22 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Nature Nuts: Goldenrod Jungle
Thursday September 26 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Aquarium Adventures: Bigs & Littles in Nature
Friday September 27 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Aquarium Adventures: Bigs & Littles in Nature
Sunday Spetember 29 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Birding at the Tennessee River Gardens
Monday September 30   Homeschool Day
Saturday October 5 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM Tennessee River Rescue 
Friday October 25 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM AquaScarium 

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Find all kinds of behind-the-scenes pictures and information about your favorite aquatic getaway located in the heart of downtown.

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Did you know that Tennessee has the richest freshwater fauna of any state in the United States with over 320 fish species living in our waters?

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Join the Tennessee Aquarium today and come all year for FREE! Visit for an hour or two or stay all day. There's always something new to see and do.

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Sleep in the Deep

Sleep in the Deep

Ever dream of sleeping under the peaks alongside sharks, stingrays and more?