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Extended Summer Hours for the Aquarium of Niagara!

The Aquarium of Niagara will transition to a summer schedule featuring extended operating hours.

- Sunday through Thursday, the Aquarium will be open from 9am to 6pm.

- On Fridays and Saturdays, the Aquarium will be open from 9am to 7pm.

These extended hours will apply through Sunday, September 3, 2023.

Aquarium of Niagara Extended Hours

Guests can also expect an extended schedule of programming featuring penguin, seal, and sea lion presentations, as well as intimate, educator-led species spotlights throughout the day.

The Aquarium expects to welcome more than 100,000 visitors over the busy summer season. Guests can purchase tickets both online and at the door.

Visitors who are interested in taking a deeper dive into their aquatic experience should consider the Aquarium’s various add-on programs. Participants can tour behind the scenes, meet a penguin up close, assist with feeding the sharks and stingrays, and even take a unique selfie with a sea lion.

The Aquarium will also host a family-friendly outdoor yoga class on Sunday, July 9 from 8-9am. The class will take place in Whirlpool Commons, the Aquarium’s community plaza. Combo tickets offering discounted admission are available.

For information about visiting, add-on experiences, and special events, visit


About the Aquarium of Niagara

The Aquarium of Niagara is a 501(C)3 non-profit organization. With our community and our partners, we celebrate our natural wonders and inspire people to make a difference for aquatic life. We are home to more than 120 different species, including nine rescued and non-releasable marine mammals. The Aquarium is open daily at 9am year-round, except for Christmas and Thanksgiving. For more information about the Aquarium of Niagara visit

Aquarium of Niagara


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