PLEASE NOTE: During the Mandatory Shutdown, we are running on a skeleton crew of Biology staff. For questions about booked or upcoming events, the quickest way to get a hold of someone is through our Facebook. We can disseminate the request to the proper person from there. If you had been in contact with someone and haven’t heard back recently, please send a message through Facebook. Unfortunately, not all of the email accounts have been consistently forwarding messages to active accounts.

VIA AQUARIUM

VIA AQUARIUM

Located in the VIA|Port Rotterdam Mall, our indoor aquarium celebrates aquatic biodiversity with exhibits, experiences, and public programs designed to connect people of all ages with our planet’s aquatic creatures.

Take your family on an unforgettable journey as you explore vivid underwater worlds across 37 exhibits. Feel the soft, smooth skin of a stingray as they swim right up to your hand in Stingray Bay. Watch sharks swim overhead while schools of fish surround you in our immersive tunnel tanks. From local favorites to the depths of the ocean, explore our planet’s oceans and rivers all in your own backyard on this self-guided exploration.

For school teachers and home schoolers alike our aquarium is a fantastic resource for all your needs. Your students can explore 25,000 square feet of aquatic treasure as your group embarks an exciting adventure visiting over 2,000 creatures of the sea.

VIA Aquarium, 93 West Campbell Rd, Schenectady NY 12306

Via Aquarium Hours

Admissions desk closes 1 hour early

Mon – Fri

10 – 7pm

Sat

10 – 8pm

Sun

11 – 6pm

Mon – Fri

10 – 7pm

Sat

10 – 8pm

Sun

11 – 6pm

Stingray Feedings

Everyday At 12 & 4

Join us everyday at 12 & 4pm for our daily stingray feeding. Partake in an unforgettable experience, and have a stingray swim right up and gently take food from your hand.

All children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Min guest height to feed is 4ft. Tickets are sold on a first come served basis.

Welcome to VIA Aquarium