Aquatarium at Tall Ships Landing
Learn about the wildlife, ecosystems, and economics of Ontario's waterways by visiting the Aquatarium at Tall Ships Landing. This interactive aquarium is home to a multitude of exhibits and activities that range from a massive fish tank that displays the underwater world of the Saint Lawrence River to an educational hydropower exhibit.
Set on the banks of the Saint Lawrence River, this aquarium gets people involved with a variety of activities that include exploring a British warship and watching rescued otters play. Experience the action on a self-guided tour, or stop by on a cruise that includes admission to the Aquatarium. For an additional fee, you can join the Aquarist for a Day program and shadow an aquarist who will show you the ins and outs of caring for the park’s inhabitants.
Things to Know Before You Go
The Aquatarium is a must-visit attraction for families and marine-life enthusiasts.
The site is stroller and wheelchair accessible and wheelchairs are available to borrow.
For nautically themed souvenirs, visit the 1000 Islands Shoppe on the first floor of Tall Ships Landing.
The aquarium is occasionally closed during special events, so check the website in advance to verify hours.
How to Get There
The Aquatarium is located within the Tall Ships Landing Coastal Resort in the city of Brockville. Visitors can reach the resort by boat, public transportation, or car. Alternatively, book a cruise that visits the aquarium as well as other sights on the Saint Lawrence River.
When to Get There
The museum is open daily in the summer and from Wednesday to Sunday the rest of the year. The indoor exhibits are an ideal place to escape from poor weather.
Top Attractions near Tall Ships Landing
The Thousand Islands region is home to numerous attractions. Learn about the history and culture of the region by visiting Brockville's historic waterfront, explore the islands on a cruise, or visit the Brockville Arts Centre. Tall Ships Landing also offers guided adventures and equipment rentals.