Animal Keeper Updates

Get a peek behind the scenes of the Aquarium’s Husbandry department. Read their weekly animal updates and get an insider's look at caring for over 10,000 animals and plants.



Official Blog

Find all kinds of behind-the-scenes pictures and information about your favorite aquatic getaway located in the heart of downtown.



The Tennessee Aquarium's River Journey and Ocean Journey buildings are home to a richly diverse collection of animals including sharks, seahorses, free-flying songbirds, cold-climate penguins, river otters, alligators, turtles, snakes, frogs and a host of amazing invertebrates.

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Meet the Keepers

The Tennessee Aquarium is home to a diverse living collection of plants and animals. Learn more about the professionals who provide the specialized care for otters, penguins, alligators, sharks as well as palm trees and orchids. more...

Campus Map
Campus Map
Penguins' Rock Web Cam

People all over the world are telling us they love our live webcam inside Penguins' Rock. EarthCam has named the Tennessee Aquarium's Penguin cam one of the 25 most unique and compelling webcams of 2007. Of course, they're even more fun to watch in person!
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Behind the Scenes Tours

Dive 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. more...

Sleepovers at the Aquarium

Ever dream of sleeping under the peaks alongside sharks, stingrays and more? Now is your chance. Come 'sleep in the deep' and wake up to a whole new world. more...

Fun Stuff

Check out this fun-filled page with links to interactive games and other activities. Enjoy some of these items at home or download maps to help you "dive deeper" into your next Aquarium visit. more...

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