Great Lakes Aquarium353 Harbor Dr
Duluth, MN 55802
5th Ave W Harbor Drive to Bayfront. Exit 256B. Located on the waterfront near the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC).Get Directions
GLA is home to a variety of species found primarily in the Great Lakes Basin. Additional exhibits showcase animals from both freshwater and marine habitats around the world.
Visit us to see and learn more about river otters, a variety of regional birds, freshwater fish from Lake Superior and the Amazon River, and our special saltwater feature, seahorses.
Hours & Dates
- Monday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
- Tuesday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
- Wednesday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
- Thursday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
- Friday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
- Saturday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
- Sunday: 10:00am - 7:00pm
Parking $5, Adults $16.50, seniors 62+ $13.50, youth 13-17 $12.50, children 3-12 $10.50 under 2 are free.
- Accessible to disabled
- Can accommodate groups of 45 or more
Meetings & Conferences
- Banquet facilities maximum capacity: 300
- Exhibit space (sq ft): 62,000
- Facility accommodates meetings for 30 or more
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 575 reviews
I visited the aquarium on July 29, 2020, with my sister, who is disabled. We went up the escalator and made our way through the (mediocre) exhibits on the second floor visitors are made to feel...
— jennytravelsto, July 31, 2020
My family and I (teens aged 17 and 18), went to this aquarium while in Duluth and were pleasantly surprised. The staff were very friendly and were ready to answer any questions we may have had. We...
— AmyGRochesterMN, July 15, 2020
Took our 13 year old grandson and he loved it. Very interesting and lots to do, but unfortunately due to Covic-19, some of it was hands off. Even so, there was plenty to see to keep us entertained...
— LoveMyFamily6, July 12, 2020
We enjoyed our day at the aquarium. Plan to spend at least a couple of hours, but you could do it between breakfast and lunch or lunch and dinner easily, and there's great restaurants aplenty within...
— Don055, March 31, 2020
We decided this might be a perfect trip during our spring break. The aquarium is an impressive building on the shore of the harbor. There were lots of displays to look at. I was happy to see that...
— Erica F, March 30, 2020