Buy Tickets 2017-06-01T07:20:08+00:00
Ticket – Adult (Friday-Sunday)$19.00
Ticket – Adult (Monday-Thursday)$16.00
Ticket – Children (3 and under)$0.00
Ticket – Children (4-17)$10.00
Ticket – First Responders & Military$14.00
Ticket – Student (College With Valid ID)$14.00
Ticket – Seniors 62+ (Friday – Sunday)$17.00
Ticket – Seniors 62+ (Monday – Thursday)$14.00

Each ticket option includes:

via-icon ALL DAY admission to the aquarium

via-icon Hourly educational talks and feed times around our most popular exhibits

Terms, Conditions & Important Information: Admission gates close at 7:30 pm Monday-Saturday and 4:30 pm on Sundays.

Group Sales

Group sales and group rates are not available for online purchase at this time. Anyone who wishes to purchase group our other specialty tickets should direct their inquiries to or call our education department at (518) 280-5100 ext 102.

Seasonal Passes

Become a Seasonal Passport Holder

Family of 4- $100 ($20 extra for additional child & $30 for additional adult or senior)
All seasonal passport holder benefits for two designated adults plus children or grandchildren, between the ages of 4-17.
Dual- $70 per year ($30 extra for additional adult or senior)
All seasonal passport holder benefits for two designated adults.
Individual- $40 per year
All seasonal passport holder benefits for one designated adult.

Seasonal passports are non-transferrable and non-refundable

Seasonal Passport Perks

Benefits for all levels include:

via-iconUnlimited free admission for all of 2017

via-iconExpress entry through our Seasonal Passport Entrance

via-icon$2 off admission for a guest

via-icon10% discount in our Aquarium Gift shop

via-iconDiscounts at Via Entertainment programs and special events

via-iconPreviews of special exhibitions

via-iconExclusive e-mail announcements

General Information

Your Via Aquarium experience should take at least 1½ hours. Your tickets are good all day, so feel free to catch a bite at the food court or enjoy some arcade games at Via Entertainment Center. When scheduling your visit, remember Rotterdam is in the Eastern Time Zone.

All exhibit galleries are fully accessible and a limited supply of wheelchairs is available from the mall’s guest service desk. Please reserve your wheelchair prior to aquarium admission.

Aquarium tickets are sold online or at the Aquarium’s ticketing center located within Via Port Rotterdam mall.

First admittance to the Aquarium is at 10 a.m. Monday – Saturday and 11 a.m. on Sunday with last admittance at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time Monday – Saturday, 4:30pm on Sundays. Via Port Rotterdam mall closes at 9pm Monday- Saturday and 6pm Sunday. Via Aquarium is open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas day.