Aquarium Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Book your Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tour today!

Go behind the scenes to learn about the history of Steinhart Aquarium and how biologists care for the 38,000 animals—butterflies, fish, penguins, and even an albino alligator—that live in the building. Visit the food prep kitchen, see the complex water filtration system, and much more on an hour-long exclusive aquarium tour.


Guests must be aged 8 or older to participate, and children must be accompanied by an adult. Each tour is limited to 14 guests.


$24.95 per person
$19.95 per Academy member
Discounts available for groups of 10+

What's Included

Benefits include express entry into the Rainforest, plus reserved Planetarium pass.

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