Learn More & Connect with Us!
Located on the banks of the Tennessee River, the Tennessee Aquarium takes visitors on a remarkable journey from the mountains to the sea. Come see for yourself why visitors like you rate it the number one Aquarium in the country for guest satisfaction.
1 Broad Street • Chattanooga, TN 37402 • (800) 262-0695
Beneath its six magnificent glass peaks, you’ll explore three living forests and meet amazing creatures that swim, fly and crawl in natural habitats. Begin your adventure in the NEW River Otter Falls within the Aquarium’s Cove Forest. Get face-to-furry face with feisty otters as they swim and scamper around their new home. This sets the stage for the rest of your self-guided tour in the River Journey building where you’ll discover the world’s largest gathering of freshwater species. Meet giant catfish, beautiful trout, baby alligators, prehistoric-looking sturgeon and tons of turtles. Then, imagine you are a deep-sea diver in the Ocean Journey building where fierce sharks, stealthy stingrays and colorful reef fish glide through amazing coral formations. Experience a shark and ray touch pool, mysterious jellyfish, playful penguins and a rainforest filled with hundreds of free-flying butterflies.
Make the most of your visit! Download the FREE Tennessee Aquarium app, powered by Tennessee Tech University, from Google Play or the iTunes Store. This handy tool contains the daily lineup of dive programs and keeper talks offered free with Aquarium admission.
The Tennessee Aquarium is closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
Now Showing at the Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D Theatre: Island of Lemurs: Madagascar 3D and Galapagos 3D: Nature's Wonderland.