the Scenes Tours
at the Tennessee Aquarium
into the inner workings of a world-class Aquarium on a fascinating
guided journey that takes you behind the scenes, below the surface
and beyond the edge!
Explore a hidden maze of pipes and pumps; discover how to make
seawater from scratch; see (and smell) whats on the menu
for Aquarium creatures; and even feed some of our fish!
Behind-the-scenes tour tickets may be purchased with an Aquarium
admission ticket. Prices are $7 per adult and $5 per child.
Member tickets may be purchased for $5 per adult and $3 per
child. Children must be at least 10 years old and accompanied
by an adult. Tour participants meet at the Members Entrance
at 2:30 p.m. Tour guests are also presented with a complimentary
Tennessee Aquarium Commemorative guidebook. (To make group
reservations for behind-the-scenes tour, please call 800-262-0695,
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m.- 4:45 p.m. two weeks prior to visit.)
(423) 265-0698 to book your tour Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m.-
Tennessee Aquarium inspires wonder and appreciation for the
natural world. Admission is $14 per adult and $7.50 per child,
ages 3-12. Each ticket purchased helps support Aquarium conservation
programs. The IMAX® 3D Theater is next door to the Aquarium.
Ticket prices are $7.75 per adult and $5.25 per child. Aquarium/IMAX
combo tickets are $18 for adults and $10.50 for children. Advance
tickets may be purchased online at www.tnaqua.org or by phone
at 1-800-262-0695. The Aquarium, located on the banks of the
Tennessee River in Chattanooga, is a non-profit organization.
Open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas, the Aquarium
and IMAX are accessible to people with disabilities. Members
enjoy unlimited visits and other benefits. Call 267-FISH to