Humboldt penguins are featured at the Aquarium of Niagara

Aquarium of Niagara

Go on an aquatic adventure at Niagara's other "wet wonder," the Aquarium of Niagara. Just a short walk from the Maid of the Mist, the aquarium has more than 120 species including playful penguins, rescued seals and sea lions, mesmerizing jellyfish and more! Roll up your sleeves and enjoy hands-on animal interactions with sharks and stingrays at M&T Bank Shark & Ray Bay. Watch daily feedings and educational presentations, sea lion shows, and expert talks. Access the full schedule of daily activities here..

Accessible by our in-park trolley or a leisurely stroll long our trails, the Aquarium of Niagara has more than 30 educational exhibits that encourage animal conservation and the highest quality of animal care.

More than 1,500 aquatic animals live at the Niagara Falls aquarium, representing ecosystems from around the world. Highlights of the Aquarium of Niagara include its California sea lions, rescued seals, Peruvian Humboldt penguins, seahorses, coral reef, sturgeon and more.

Aquarium tickets are available for individual purchase at the door, but online ticketing is preferred to avoid extended waits. To purchase your tickets online, please visit


  • Adult: $19.95
  • Senior (Ages 60 and over): $17.95
  • Child (Ages 3-12): $14.95
  • Infant (Ages 2 and under): Free


Parking is a daily flat fee. The following rates apply (valid year-round):

  • $5 Cars
  • $20 Buses / RVs / Campers

Hours of Operation

  • Daily: 9:00 AM - *5:00 PM

*Please note: The last admission is 30 minutes before closing.

Important Information

  • Masks are encouraged but not required.
  • The accessible entrance is located at the rear of the Aquarium. Follow the path to the right of the building when approaching the building from the parking lot. A limited number of wheelchairs are available for use.
  • There is no coat, bag, or stroller storage at the Aquarium.

Humboldt Penguin Photo Gallery

View photos of the Aquarium of Niagara's Humboldt penguins!