Hours & Rates

Sept. 2, 2014 – May 22, 2015
10:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m., (last entry at 3:30pm)
Summer hours,
May 23, 2015 –Sept. 7, 2015

10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m., (last entry at 5:00pm)

Last entry into the Aquarium is 1 hour prior to closing.


Includes Aquarium admission plus 4-D Theater

Ages 3 & up $11.95
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4-D Theater

SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D: The Great Jelly Rescue

There's a brand new 4-D adventure bubbling up at the NY Aquarium! Dive into a thrilling, multi-dimensional adventure with SpongeBob SquarePants and friends. (one theater admission included with your NY Aquarium ticket)

4-D Theater ONLY
Ages 3 & up $6.00
WCS Members $3.00

Friday Afternoon Special

Aquarium Admission on Fall/Winter/Spring Fridays from 3:00 p.m. to closing and on Summer Fridays from 4:00 p.m. to closing is by pay-what-you-wish donation. Every dollar you give supports our work in caring for animals here in New York and around the world. Recommended donation is $5 per person.

Donation admission does not include 4-D Theater

Get info on advanced-reservation Group Ticket Sales for student/camp groups >>

Aquarium Parking

Car* $13.00
Bus** $16.00

*Please note: During peak summer months, visitor parking is $24.95 and includes the driver’s Aquarium admission ticket.

**No bus parking on weekends from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Due to rising costs, the Wildlife Conservation Society reserves the right to change all fees without notice. For further information, please call 718-265-FISH.

U.S. Military Discount Program

The Bronx Zoo and New York Aquarium offer year-round discounts to any active duty or reserve members of the U.S. Military when they present a valid military ID at the admissions gate. Discounted tickets are available at the admissions booths only, not through our online ticket store.

At the Aquarium, military discount includes:
FREE General Admission ticket*
50% discount for up to three family members included on the same admissions transaction.*

*Military discounts are not applicable on Wednesdays at the Bronx Zoo. At the aquarium, they are not applicable on summer Fridays after 4:00 p.m. or on fall Fridays after 3:00 p.m.