Grandchildren Earn Discounts for Grandparents at Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk Sept 10-11

Grandchildren are priceless, but they’re of a special value to Nana and Papa during “Grandparents’ Weekend” Sept. 10 & 11 at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk.

Timed for national “Grandparents’ Day” on Sept. 11, each child’s ticket purchased to The Maritime Aquarium on Sept. 10 & 11 is good for one free grandparent’s admission. Child admission is $15.95 for ages 3-12. The free grandparent admission is a value of $22.95 for adults or $20.95 for ages 65+.

“You’re never too young or too old to make new discoveries and feel excitement about our amazing marine world,” said Dr. Brian Davis, president of The Maritime Aquarium. “We’re happy to help different generations of families share those engagements together here at The Maritime Aquarium.”

Maritime Aquarium admission includes all Aquarium galleries and the choice of an IMAX® movie. Showing daily beginning Sept. 6 are “Jean-Michel Cousteau’s Secret Ocean,” “National Parks Adventure” and “A Beautiful Planet.”

Plus, on Sept. 10 & 11, Aquarium guests can enjoy a bonus activity table with crafts and challenges for kids (and their grandparents too).

The “Grandparents’ Weekend” discount offer is available only at the door; not with advance online purchases.

The Maritime Aquarium is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to educate visitors about – and to create stewards for – Long Island Sound. It accomplishes this by allowing visitors to get close to more than 250 species native to the Sound and its watershed, including sharks, seals, sea turtles, river otters, jellyfish and other animals. One of the top places for family fun in Connecticut, the Aquarium also features hands-on educational programs and displays, public study cruises out onto the Sound, and Connecticut’s largest IMAX® movie theater, with a screen

that’s six stories high. reviewers rate The Maritime Aquarium among the Top 25 aquariums in the U.S. and the best in New England.

Get more details about The Maritime Aquarium’s exhibits, IMAX movies, programs and special events this fall, including a Family Sleepover on Sept. 23 and a visit from Captain Barnacles of TV’s The Octonauts™ Sept. 24-25 at


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