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The Sad Life Of Pet Turtles

The Sad Life Of Pet Turtles

By Briana Schmidt Imagine starting your first days of life living in a small swimming pool. Cloudy water fills your pool and you are surrounded by your flapping brothers and sisters day every second of every day. You wake up with the sun, and it’s your favorite thing...

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Princess and Her Hero Night: May 5

Princess and Her Hero Night: May 5

Join us at the Austin Aquarium for our second-annual Princess and Her Hero dance on May 5. The night is an opportunity to create a memory that will last a lifetime for young ladies to spend some time with her father, grandfather, brother, uncle, neighbor or special...

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Navy Day at Austin Aquarium

Navy Day at Austin Aquarium

Join Austin Aquarium March 23rd, 2017 from 1-4pm for Navy Day at the aquarium.  Experience old and new Navy diving equipment and play with the robotics used by Navy personnel to dispose of hazardous materials.   Join Austin Aquarium for Navy...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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