Holidays Under the Peaks

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NEW in IMAX Laser: The Polar Express 3D

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NEW: Monster Fish Exhibit!

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See How We're Working to Protect Native Animals

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Discover Cool Creatures Around Every Corner

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Plan Your Next Great Escape

Plan Your Visit

Welcome to the Tennessee Aquarium

Come see for yourself why visitors like you rate the Tennessee Aquarium the best aquarium in America for overall guest satisfaction. Enjoy a remarkable journey from the mountains to the sea as you explore above and below the surface in the Aquarium’s two buildings. Discount ticket packages with the Aquarium's IMAX 3D Theater and River Gorge Explorer make your travel plans easy and affordable.

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Giving Tuesday

This year to celebrate #Giving Tuesday, the Tennessee Aquarium has created a virtual blizzard of support for our furry, feathered, scaled, and slimy friends.

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Giving Tuesday

Secret Ocean 3D

A brand new view of the underwater world that will leave IMAX audiences inspired by the beauty and diversity of the oceans.

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River Gorge Explorer

Experience Chattanooga’s natural beauty aboard the River Gorge Explorer. Relax in the climate-controlled cabin and soak in the beautiful scenery from the observation deck.

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River Gorge Explorer

Gift a Membership

Give an awesome gift that lasts all year – a membership to the Tennessee Aquarium!

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Membership

Backstage Pass

The Tennessee Aquarium's Backstage Pass gives you VIP access to get up-close, touch and feed Aquarium animals.

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Backstage Pass

Hotel Packages

You'll find the best values with these Aquarium packages offered by Chattanooga's finest hotels. Plan your visit to the city Southern Living magazine calls, "One of America's Top Weekend Getaways."

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Volunteer

Discover the unique and fun Volunteer opportunities at the Aquarium

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Host an Event

Let us help you plan a one-of-a-kind event in an unforgettable setting!

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