Visit the New York Aquarium

There is no doubt that New York is one of the most important cities in the world, and the favorite of many travelers when you ask them where in the world they would like to travel. There are countless spectacular places to visit and a lot of activities to do, so you can be from one place to another discovering different worlds in the same city.

Among the many places you can visit, the New York Aquarium stands out, a perfect visit especially if you like animals or if you travel with children, although if none is your case it will also be worth it. There are thousands of fish in their natural habitat , which is fantastic since in these types of places it is best to see that the animals are in the environment that corresponds to them. This aquarium is one of the most visited attractions in New York when traveling with children.


More than 8,000 copies

It is in a fantastic setting, on the shores of Coney Island , where it was moved in 1957 since Castle Clinton was made small, which is where it was inaugurated in 1896. It is the oldest aquarium in the United States and in it you can find more than 8,000 specimens of different marine species that come from all over the world, such as penguins, sharks, fish, walruses, dolphins, eels …

In some of the pools or tanks you have the possibility of touching the animals , always under the supervision of a worker so that you know how to do it. Talks, exhibitions and various events are also organized throughout the year. Among the exhibitions that there are, one of jellyfish stands out in which you can discover everything about this marine species thanks to seeing all its species, its habitat and all kinds of information about them.

The New York Aquarium has different hours in winter and summer. The summer season runs from May 26 to September 3 and is open from Monday to Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and on weekends and holidays it is open until 7:00 p.m. The opening hours are the same all year round, but the closing hours are different. In autumn at 5:00 p.m., in winter at 4:30 p.m. and in spring at 5:00 p.m. Admission is $ 14.95 for adults and $ 10.95 for children from 3 to 12 years old, children under 3 do not pay admission.