Discover why the Tennessee Aquarium is consistently rated one of the nation’s top aquariums. We have two buildings to explore. River Journey features freshwater habitats from our backyard and around the world. Ocean Journey brings you face-to-face with sea creatures from the Gulf of Mexico all the way to the South Pole. Your ticket includes admission to both Aquarium buildings, and allows you to come and go all day long. Length of visitation averages 2.5 hours.
For the best value, add IMAX with Laser to your Aquarium visit for only $8.00.
With the flexibility to see any regularly scheduled IMAX film, this combination ticket allows you to build your day around visiting our two Aquarium buildings and enjoying a tasty meal at one of the many nearby restaurants.
The Tennessee Aquarium IMAX 3D Theater offers guests the best cinema experience in the region using the state-of-the-art IMAX with Laser projection system. You’re drawn into the onscreen action with brighter, bolder and more realistic imagery and a 3D sound sphere.
Travel swiftly and smoothly downstream into the scenic Tennessee River Gorge aboard this high-tech vessel. Experience “Tennessee’s Grand Canyon” aboard the River Gorge Explorer. Enjoy the view from the topside observation deck during daily two-hour cruises into the Gorge. Each excursion is guided by an Aquarium naturalist who brings local history to life while helping you spot wildlife. Relax in the climate-controlled cabin and soak in the beautiful scenery from the observation deck.
Journey from the mountains to the sea in our two Aquarium buildings and then continue your own adventure with a cruise into a protected habitat- the Tennessee River Gorge. An Aquarium naturalist points out wildlife and historic landmarks along the way. Build your day around one of the daily scheduled cruises and tour the Aquarium at a leisurely pace before or after your excursion.
The triple discount ticket is for those who want to see and do it all. This combo ticket is full of value, giving you the opportunity to explore both Aquarium buildings, experience an IMAX 3D film and enjoy a guided cruise into “Tennessee’s Grand Canyon.” Build your day around one of the daily scheduled cruises. Select the IMAX film title of your choice and tour the Aquarium buildings at a leisurely pace before or after your excursion and film.