Savannah’s newly renovated aquarium re-opens Feb. 25

savannah-aquarium-reopeningThe newly renovated University of Georgia Marine Education Center and Aquarium on Skidaway Island will reopen later this month.
The Grand Re-Opening for the public – called a Night with the Fish – will be 6-8 PM Fri. Feb. 25, 2011.
Bring your family out to enjoy the newly renovated Aquarium, located just outside Savannah. The public program includes: marine presentations (children’s activities provided), refreshments, and viewing of the renovated aquarium. Cost: $10/person (ages 1-2 are free), and will be booked on a first come-first served basis. From 6 PM-7 PM, there will be 3 short 15 minute educational lectures. At 7 PM, the aquarium will be open for your viewing pleasure. To RSVP for this event, contact Karin Paquin (Assistant Curator) at 912-598-2356 or email

On Sat. Feb. 26, 2011 from 10 AM – 1 PM, the UGA Aquarium will run 30 minute “Behind-the-Scenes” educational tours for the public. Cost will be an additional $5/person on top of the general admission fee. General Admission fees are $4/adult, $2/child (3-12), senior, and military with active ID, and Free for children age 1-2. These tours will be on a first come-first served basis. You cannot pre-register for the Saturday event.

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