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Austin Aquarium to Host Shoe Drive for Needy

Austin Aquarium to Host Shoe Drive for Needy

Austin, TX. November 1, 2016– Austin Aquarium, working with non-profit A Walk In My Shoes, will help people “get back on their feet” this holiday season. New or gently used shoes will be exchanged for either free or half-price aquarium admission. Donations are... read more
10 Educational Benefits

10 Educational Benefits

10 Educational Benefits for Visiting an Aquarium August 20, 2014 by Monica Atkins 5 Comments “Every time you dive, you hope you’ll see something new – some new species. Sometimes the ocean gives you a gift, sometimes it doesn’t.” – James Cameron The director of... read more
Sleep with the Sharks – Amazing Customer Review

Sleep with the Sharks – Amazing Customer Review

For my son’s 8th birthday, we purchased a “Sleeping with the Sharks” package. It is obvious to me that the intent behind this operation is based in a true love and passion for wildlife. It’s clear that what is being created here is a place where kids can build lifelong connections to marine life. And if there is ever a time we have needed THAT, it’s now.

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Improve Your Health, Visit an Aquarium

Improve Your Health, Visit an Aquarium

Research has been done comparing control groups to those exposed to aquaria. Benefits have included reports of decreased stress, increase in relaxation, reduced anxiety, decreased aggressive behaviors and improved eating behaviors and nutrition. The benefits were seen... read more

Leopard Shark

  Fun facts about our Leopard Shark: They have become protected in California and Oregon coasts so that they are not over fished. These types of sharks are most commonly found in sandy or muddy bays and estuaries near the bottom. It is rare to find them in size... read more

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