Via Aquarium in Schenectady NY
Experience the wonders of the ocean in your backyard! The Via Aquarium is the capital regions only full scale aquarium. Explore over 25,000 square feet of oceanic treasure as you and your family embark an exciting self-guided tour visiting over 2,000 creatures of the sea. The Via Aquarium celebrates aquatic biodiversity through exhibit experiences and public programs designed to connect people to the world of water.
Via Aquarium provides an immersive experience for people of all ages. Whether your exploring our two tunnel tanks or touching a live sting ray in our sting ray touch tank there is always something to be excited about at the Via Aquarium.
Our self-guided tour will take you face to face through intimate locations such as lakes, rivers, streams, kelp forests and coral reefs, both local and worldwide! Our aquarium provides an interactive experience unlike any other in the capitol region.
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