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Important: Admission gates close 1 hour early

Mon-Fri: 10-7 PM
Sat: 10-8 PM
Sun: 11-6 PM


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.

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 6 PM Monday – Friday, 7 PM on Saturday and 5 PM on Sunday (1 hour before closing).

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.

Ask About Stingray Feedings

Everyday At 12 & 4

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

All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Recommended ages 5+


Tickets Available at Admissions: Limit of 10 persons per session, first come first serve. Not included with the price of admission.

Seasonal Passes

Become a Annual Passport Holder

Individual- $50 per year
Annual passport benefits for one designated patron.

Dual- $90 per year
Annual passport holder benefits for two designated patrons.

Family of 3- $115
Annual passport benefits for three patrons.

Family of 4- $140 
Annual passport benefits for four patrons.

Family of 5- $165
Annual passport benefits for five patrons.

Family over 5+

Please inquire at Admissions for passes to accommodate families of other sizes. Call us at (518) 280-5100.

Annual passports are non-transferrable and non-refundable

Annual Passport Perks

Benefits for all levels include:

via-iconUnlimited admission for 365 days from purchase.

via-iconExpress entry through our Annual 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