We are thrilled that you have chosen Via Aquarium for a group field trip! A visit to the Aquarium is your student’s passport to discovering the world’s aquatic biodiversity. We are look forward to your visit
– A group of 15 or more is eligible for our Reserved Group discounts! Adults Mon-Fri are $12 plus tax; Adults Sat & Sun are $15 plus tax. Children are $8 plus tax any day.
-With your group reservation 1 person in every 10 is free!
-Those that already have a seasons pass with the Aquarium are welcome in your group with no extra cost.
When you Arrive:
To find our Group Entrance look for our aquarium mural on the outside of the mall. On the right side there is a Via Aquarium sign and entry that goes into a long painted hallway. Walk down the hall and you’ll see a set of double doors on the left, that is our Group Entrance. Once admitted by the aquarium Group Coordinator, your group will be directed to the theater were our Programs and field trips begin. Please hold on to the tickets and/or receipts provided to you.
We’d greatly appreciate it if you can do one single payment for the whole group. This can be cash, credit, or check, payable at the time of visitation. At this time, we cannot accept purchase orders or payment by mail. Any Visitors who already have annual passes with us are free. Please remember to bring a tax exempt form for your organization if we do not already have one on file.
While food and drink is not allowed inside the aquarium, we will have areas to store lunches while you are exploring or learning from our educational programs. Public tables are available for use in the food court as well as patio tables out front by our admissions entrance. Both are open to public use and are first come first served.
Parking & Direction:
We are located within Via Port Rotterdam with plenty of available parking for buses and cars. The entrance to the aquarium from the parking lot is available for loading and unloading of buses. from I-890. Please take exit 2A Campbell Road exit.