Exhibitions at Florida Aquarium

By Harshitha Jagathiesh

Welcome to the Exhibitions at The Florida Aquarium! 

Here, visitors can dive into captivating displays and interactive experiences.

They showcase the wonders of the ocean and the importance of marine conservation.

These exhibits bring guests face-to-face with aquatic creatures, habitats, and different artwork. 

Here are some of the best Exhibitions at Florida Aquarium that you must visit.

TGH Animal Health Care Center

TGH Animal Health Care Center
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Visitors can experience the care given to the animals at the Tampa General Hospital [TGH].

Visitors can witness firsthand the unparalleled medical attention the Aquarium’s veterinary staff provides. 

This facility ensures the highest level of care for all community residents.

Guests are invited to explore and gain insight into world-class veterinary practices.

These practices support the well-being of the Aquarium’s diverse animal population.

4Ducks Theater

Immerse yourself in a movie experience at the 4Ducks Theater at Florida Aquarium.

Combining the visual of a 3D film with a range of sensory effects, it engages all your senses. 

Watch on-screen images come alive with scents, FX lighting, wind, seat vibrations, etc.

For the convenience of hard-of-hearing guests, closed captioning tablets are available.

Access to the 4-D theater is included with your general entry ticket. 

Visitors will experience a cinematic adventure that will leave you amazed and entertained.

The Splash Pad

Discover endless fun and excitement at the kids’ outdoor water play zone! 

The Splash Pad offers a delightful experience for children 11 years of age and under.

It has a zero-depth water area, dump buckets, and engaging spray zones. 

There’s even a special play area designed for toddlers. 

To ensure a safe time for everyone, please note the following information:

  • Parents or guardians must supervise their children at all times. This helps ensure their safety and well-being throughout their playtime.
  • For added protection and comfort, children must wear foot protection. Such as specially-made aquatic shoes, especially during the summer months.

Entry to the Splash Pad is included in the entry ticket. 

Florida Aquarium Coral Reefs

Visitors can explore Florida’s Reef Tract and The Florida Aquarium’s Coral Conservation.

They can see it through an interactive digital display. 

This engaging exhibit showcases a series of short documentary films.

They provide a firsthand look at the third-largest barrier reef in the world.

Guests will witness high-definition videos and listen to narrations by the Aquarium’s scientists. 

It highlights the innovative 100 Yards of Hope Project.

It showcases the Aquarium’s commitment to coral conservation.

It is included with general admission and free for members. 

Visitors can know the importance of the Florida Reef Tract and the efforts to protect it. 

Discover the underwater world and be inspired by the work at The Florida Aquarium.

CIBC Aquatic Lounge in the Mosaic Center

Guests can take a moment to relax at the CIBC Aquatic Lounge in the Mosaic Center. 

It offers a setting where visitors can immerse themselves in educational artworks.

Currently, The Ocean Decade Exhibition is being showcased. 

It features a display of digital artworks highlighting the conservation’s importance. 

This exhibition invites guests to reflect on the value of marine ecosystems.

Entrance to the exhibit is free for members and included with general admission. 

It allows all visitors to appreciate the artwork and gain an understanding of the ocean. 

Take a break in the CIBC Aquatic Lounge and discover art and conservation in the Aquarium.

Ocean Decade Exhibition

The Florida Aquarium proudly presents the Ocean Decade Exhibition.

It is a groundbreaking digital art showcase promoting ocean awareness and conservation. 

It’s the first venue in the United States to host this global art exhibition.

The Aquarium invites guests to explore the digital works in the CIBC Aquatic Lounge. 

It was created in partnership with The Ocean Agency, Adobe, and UNESCO.

The exhibition highlights the 7 Principles of Ocean Literacy through displays and storytelling. 

Through this experience, visitors will gain a deeper understanding of the ocean’s significance.

Admission to the Ocean Decade Exhibition is included in the general admission ticket.

It offers guests a thought-provoking journey into the wonders of the underwater world. 

The collaboration between The Ocean Agency and the Aquarium signifies a collective effort. 

The aim is to raise global awareness and inspire action to support the oceans.

Florida Aquarium tickets 

Here are the best Florida Aquarium tickets for all visitors who wish to enjoy the marine beauty in Tampa. 

Entry ticket: This is the simplest ticket option that provides skip the line access to the Aquarium. 

Combo Tickets: Combo tickets offer entry to Florida Aquarium and another Florida attraction at discounted prices. You can visit Tampa Zoo, Dinosaur World and more.

Tampa City Pass: The Tampa pass offers entry to 5 attractions. It includes the Florida Aquarium, Busch Gardens, Zoo Tampa and 2 attractions of choice. 

Featured Image: Flaquarium.org

About the author

Harshitha’s heart lies where greeny mountains meet stretches of beach. She believes getting lost is the best way to explore