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 572 reviews
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
Great way to spend a few hours. Kids liked up close views of fish, eagle, and turkey vulture. Clean setting. Friendly staff.
— laketomahawk, March 15, 2020
I’ve gone here twice now and it is a really cool place to visit. I would go back and recommend for families and couples too. I went with my boyfriend and we had a great time. I’ve gone with my mom...
— BethanyAnneB8, March 10, 2020
This was the perfect place to go for a couple of hours and see some of the local fish and even a little local wildlife (eagle, vulture, crow and chipmunk). Much of it we have seen before, having...
— Mandy R, March 8, 2020