The Aquarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab will reopen on June 2, 2020. Updates below to times and what to know before you visit.
The public Aquarium is an exciting educational venue highlighting the four key habitats of coastal Alabama: the Mobile Tensaw River Delta, Mobile Bay, the Barrier Islands and the Northern Gulf of Mexico. It includes the 10,000 square foot Exhibit Hall, a 7,000-gallon stingray touch pool, and the Living Marsh Boardwalk. This facility has 31 aquariums totaling over 30,000 gallons with more than 100 species on display. The Aquarium showcases the plants, animals, and other natural resources found in the Estuary and its surrounding marine habitats.
Through beautiful visual exhibits and engaging interactive exhibits, the aquarium will leave you with a broader understanding of the interactions that take place in Mobile Bay, the fourth largest estuary system in the United States.
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Sunday to Monday
BEFORE YOU VISIT, WHAT TO KNOW
*All visitors are required to wear a mask when touring the Aquarium. The CDC recommendation is for 2 years old and up to wear a mask.
*Visitors will need to purchase tickets prior to arriving. Click here to purchase tickets. Tickets will be sold in 10-minute intervals to allow for smaller groups and proper social distancing during your visit. Your visit time will be printed on the ticket.
*If you arrive before your scheduled time, please wait in your car.
*Some exhibits will be adjusted to allow for minimal contact when touring the aquarium.
*Watch the video for more information on what to know before you visit.
Children (5-18) or Students with ID $6.00
Ask about military and AAA discounts.
For more information, you can always call 251-861-7500.
*Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult.
The Aquarium is closed on the following days:
- Easter Sunday
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Eve Day
- Christmas Day
- New Year's Eve Day
- New Year's Day
Pet Policy: No pets are allowed in the DISL Estuarium. However, in accordance with the American with Disabilities Act and Alabama law, a service dog that is trained to perform tasks or do work for a person with a disability will be allowed to enter.
Shirts and shoes required. No bikini tops. No open containers allowed.