Exciting encounters with seals, sharks, sea turtles and – for a limited time – beautiful tropical butterflies highlight visits to the Norwalk Sea Aquarium this summer, especially for children in Connecticut who enjoy a free admission as part of the “CT Summer at the Museum” initiative.
The Maritime Aquarium is one of more than 130 institutions participating in the state’s “CT Summer at the Museum” program, which offers free admission to all Connecticut residents 18 and under, plus one resident adult. accompanying person in each group, from July 1 to September 1. 5 (labor day).
“We so appreciate this opportunity that removes price barriers and encourages Connecticut parents to give their children unrestricted access to the state’s unparalleled cultural and educational institutions this summer,” said Jason Patlis, President and CEO. from the Maritime Aquarium. “At a time when families are facing financial hardship, especially rising prices for gas, food and other essentials, they can come – for free – and have a great, fun, exciting and educational right here at home.
“We especially look forward to welcoming families who may not visit the Sea Aquarium and introducing them to Connecticut’s most important natural resource: the vital waters and amazing marine life of Long Island Sound,” said added Patlis.
Through the “CT Summer at the Museum” offer, any number of resident children ages 3-18, plus one accompanying adult resident in each group, can all enter the Sea Aquarium free of charge. A father with two children or a grandmother with four grandchildren pay nothing. A family of four – two adults, two children – will pay for one adult entry.