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Events & Programs

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

Thursday & Friday Feb 27 & 28 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Aquarium Adventures: Underwater Exploration
Thursday & Friday March 26 & 27 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Aquarium Adventures: Terrific Turtles
Friday March 13 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Turtles of the World Member Event
Sunday March 15 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Nature Nuts: Salamander Ponds
Thursday March 19 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM Science on Tap: Hops & Herps
Saturday March 28 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute Tour 

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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?