Enjoy the Holiday Season with your Family

Holidays Under the Peaks

Watch our Furry, Feisty and Fun River Otters

River Otter Falls

Plan Your Next Great Escape

Plan Your Visit

An Aquarium Gift Membership is a Year's Worth of Fun

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Learn More about our Freshwater Conservation Efforts

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Enjoy Extraordinary Experiences while Learning Fascinating Facts

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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.

Ho! Ho! H2O!

SCUBA Claus will be making weekend appearances in the River Journey building.

Holiday Schedule
Holidays Under the Peaks

The Polar Express

IMAX is the place to enjoy a giant screen adventure. Now showing: The Polar Express 3D, Titans of the Ice Age 3D and Galapagos 3D.

IMAX Showtimes
Polar Express

Give a Membership

When you give the gift of an Aquarium membership, you’ll give a year of unlimited visits to connect with nature and each other.

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Hotel Packages

You'll find the best values this holiday season 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 Opportunities

Discover the unique, educational and fun volunteer opportunities at the Tennessee Aquarium.

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Backstage Pass

Add a Backstage Pass to your visit to get up close, touch and feed Aquarium animals and put yourself in the boots of one of the Aquarium's animal keepers.

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River Otter Falls

Come face-to- furry-face with our North American River Otters inside the Tennessee Aquarium’s Cove Forest.

Cove Forest

Host an Event

Experience an unforgettable after-hours celebration while hosting your Chattanooga wedding reception, holiday party or corporate event at the Tennessee Aquarium.

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