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 596 reviews
It's fun to visit but not that much to see, not for younger children. More upper grades of Elementary school.
— squirellybird, August 11, 2021
Took my granddaughters (2 & 5), they loved the exhibits. They could see all the displays and were able to interact with so many fish, jellies, etc. the waterworks exhibit was a huge hit,
— medako, July 26, 2021
This is a beautiful aquarium, Every window has a spectacular view of the lake and Duluth. Lots of hands on exhibits where you are able to touch the fish. Great place to learn about the fish of the...
— jobkwrm, July 16, 2021
The Great Lakes Aquarium is a great experience, especially for children. Seeing fish in this environment eclipses the digital fish you can visit on line. It’s a reminder that there is a real world...
— fergiedad, July 9, 2021
There were animals you’d expect, like otters, fish, and jelly fish, and the ones you wouldn’t: a bald eagle, a turkey vulture, an opossum, and two skunks. The skunks like walks on the boardwalk...
— Skye H, July 4, 2021