Two great attractions in one fin-tastic destination, the Aquarium and Exhibition Center features one of the largest all-living coral reef displays in this hemisphere, a 120,000-gallon shark tank, year-round sea lion shows, numerous touch tanks, and more than 100 exhibits and interactive experiences.Â The Exhibition Centerâ€™s first exhibit is Butterflies & Birds! Flying for a limited engagement only, donâ€™t miss them!
Themed around the â€œLost City of Atlantis,â€ Long Island Aquarium blends science and nature with myth to create an informative and entertaining environment for visitors of all ages. We offer a rich variety of experiences, fromÂ fascinating marine life exhibitsÂ toÂ Aquatic AdventuresÂ andÂ educational programs.
Named a Top 10 Aquarium for Children by Parents Magazine, Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center is open daily 10:00am to 5:00pm year-round (Closed Christmas & Thanksgiving Days).
Long Island Aquarium is also home to theÂ Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation, New York Stateâ€™s only authorized marine mammal and sea turtle rescue and rehabilitation center.
By capturing visitorsâ€™ imaginations and emphasizing the importance of marine life and environmental preservation, Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center aims to provide an interactive and exciting educational experience.