The Best Aquariums for Kids
Aquariums are windows to the underwater world designed to enthrall adults and kids alike with mesmerizing exhibits, hands-on experiences and close-up encounters with marine life. We’ve scoured the nation to bring you the best aquariums for your young explorers.
Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta
Consistently ranked as America’s top aquarium, this Georgia Aquarium is also the largest in the Western Hemisphere. It houses over a hundred thousand animals, including whale sharks and beluga whales in 10 million gallons of water. Must-dos include the underwater tunnel in the Ocean Voyager gallery, the Under the Boardwalk sea lion presentation and the AT&T Dolphin Tales gallery. Young adventurers aged 7 and up can enjoy close up encounters with penguins, dolphins or sea otters, while older kids can swim with whale sharks.