Tickets will expire 3 months from the purchase date. Children ages 11 and under must be accompanied by an adult for admission and Behind the Scenes Tours.
Refunds are available on any unused valid ticket with proof of purchase. Aquarium tickets do not include admission to the Bay Theater.
Aquarium of the Bay is open 364 days each year. We are closed on December 25.
General Hours of Operation -- Summer (Beginning Saturday, May 26th)
Every day: 9 am - 8 pm
General Hours of Operation -- Fall/Spring
September 4 - October 31; March 1-May 28
Monday - Thursday: 10am to 7pm
Friday - Sunday: 10am - 8pm
General Hours of Operation -- Winter
Beginning November 1
Monday - Thursday: 10am - 6pm
Friday - Sunday: 10am - 7pm
Please view the complete 2012 Hours of Operations showing specific hours for each day of the year. Please note that we sometimes close early for private events.