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WELCOME TO THE TENNESSEE AQUARIUM

Come see for yourself why visitors like you have rated the Tennessee Aquarium the best aquarium in America for 3 consecutive years! Enjoy a remarkable journey with 10,000 animals. Then, let us take you to places you've only imagined at Chattanooga’s IMAX 3D movie theater with a screen six stories tall. Ride the River Gorge Explorer, the most thrilling Chattanooga riverboat cruise. Discount ticket packages make visiting the best Chattanooga attractions easy and affordable.


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Conservation videoYour membership at the Tennessee Aquarium helps support vital freshwater conservation efforts in the region. Our excellent exhibits and dynamic living collection entertain and inform.  >> watch now

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TN Aq appMake the most of your aquatic adventure by downloading the NEW Aquarium app. Visitor info, exhibit reminders and fun games! Available for both iPhone and Android.

NEW! RIVER OTTER FALLS EXHIBIT

A romp of agile otters have a spacious new home to enjoy. Otter fans can come face-to-furry-face with their favorite mammals at River Otter Falls inside the Tennessee Aquarium’s Cove Forest.

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NEW! GALAPAGOS 3D: NATURE'S WONDERLAND

Narrated by Jeff Corwin, Galapagos 3D takes audiences to a paradise unlike any other. Located near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, these remote volcanic islands have developed over millions of years in relative isolation. The resulting in an abundance of curious plant and animal species that have adapted to thrive in this unique and challenging environment.

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2014 SERVE & PROTECT SPECIAL EVENT

Join us for one of Chattanooga’s favorite events – Serve & Protect at the Tennessee Aquarium, Thursday, September 4th. This year Chef Barton Seaver and Chef Nico Romo will share the spotlight during a live, Food-Network styled cooking show. Then enjoy an elegant dinner in an Aquarium gallery.

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BECOME A P.A.L.

In honor of our new waddle of penguin chicks, the Tennessee Aquarium is proud to announce our P.A.L. (Protector of Aquatic Life) Program. Symbolically adopt an Aquarium animal while supporting all aspects of the care and enrichment of the species in our care.

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Aquarium Volunteers have the best fish tales in town! Discover the unique, educational and fun volunteer opportunities at the Tennessee Aquarium. Educate our guests, help care for our plants and animals, assist in our offices or volunteer behind the acrylic walls as divers.

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CORPORATE / SOCIAL EVENT VENUES

Tennessee Aquarium is the ideal riverfront Chattanooga meeting facility.  Hosting a wedding reception, holiday party, corporate event or just looking for meeting rooms in Chattanooga? TN Aquarium offers a variety of choices including the Aquarium, IMAX Theater or River Gorge Explorer.

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ONLINE GIFT SHOP

Be sure to check out our online gift shop for fun and unique gifts that will delight anyone on your list. From beautiful jewelry to fun t-shirts and plush animals we have hundreds of gifts to browse.

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STAY IN TOUCH

By diving in now, you'll be among the first to learn about new animals and exhibits, conservation programs, special events at the Aquarium and new films coming to the IMAX 3D Theater.