Connecticut's zoos, aquariums, and animal parks are always fascinating

zoosandaquariums Connecticut's many zoos, aquariums, and animal parks are a fun place to visit for people of all ages. The variety and splendor of exotic animals, farm animals, fish and marine animals is inspiring.
Visits to explore the wonderful diversity of the globe's creatures are just one of the many family activities that parents and kids can enjoy on a vacation in CT.

55 Coogan Boulevard Mystic, CT, 06355 Phone: 860-572-5955

Discover underwater wonders at Mystic Aquarium

Explore the depths of our ocean planet like never before! Travel Mystic Aquarium’s indoor and outdoor exhibits and visit thousands of creatures including beluga whales, African penguins, rescued seals, colorful fish and more. Be thrilled – or chilled – by the funky features of over 30 different species of frogs. Roll up your sleeves and touch a shark, stingray or even an exotic reptile. Our sea lions will take your breath away as they demonstrate exciting behaviors. Enhance your visit with one of our exclusive encounter programs where you can go behind-the-scenes to meet your favorite animal. Then step in to Exploration: Wild! and discover the most extreme environments around the globe and get close to 6’ alligators. Sea more at MysticAquarium.org.