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Upcoming Events

  • Weekend Programs
    Saturdays & Sundays at 11:30 am, 2 pm and 3:30 pm

    Each weekend our education staff leads a variety of programming, including aviary feedings, dive shows, tank talks, and animal chats.

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    Weekend ProgramsSaturdays & Sundays at 11:30 am, 2 pm and 3:30 pm
Each weekend our education staff leads a variety of programming, including aviary feedings, dive shows, tank talks, and animal chats.
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Animal Thanksgiving
Saturday, November 26 from 10:30am - 4pm
Join us for a day full of animal enrichment and extra crafts & activities as we help our animals celebrate Thanksgiving!

See Full Schedule Here

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Holiday Hours
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Check out our holiday hours.

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Flint RiverQuarium & Thronateeska
Ages 5-12

Winter Break Camp
December 19-23 and December 27-30
Daily trips to the RiverQuarium and Thronateeska’s Science Museum, animals encounters, games, activities, and crafts.

Register Here

Events

Weekend Programs
Saturdays & Sundays at 11:30 am, 2 pm and 3:30 pm

Each weekend our education staff leads a variety of programming, including aviary feedings, dive shows, tank talks, and animal chats.

Events

Tadpole Time
Second Friday of Month at 10 am

Designed especially for parents and pre-schoolers to enjoy together and features a themed story time, craft, and animal encounter. Included with cost of admission/free to members.

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  • The Flint RiverQuarium is home to more than 160 different species.
  • The Flint RiverQuarium staff cares for more than 1,300 animals each day.
  • The water in the Blue Hole exhibit is kept at a constant 68 degrees year-round to match the conditions in nature.
  • The glass of the Blue Hole viewing window is eight inches thick to contain the pressure of the water behind it.
  • We order more than 6,000 pounds of frozen fish each year to feed our collection.
  • Big Al, our oldest resident snapping turtle, recently weighed in at 126 pounds.
  • The Blue Hole Spring centerpiece exhibit of the Flint RiverQuarium holds 175,000 gallons of water.
  • On your visit, don’t miss one of our animal stars, Moonshine, a rare albino alligator. You can find him in the Spring Run Creek exhibit.
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Fun Facts

Imagination Theater

  • Sea Lion Rescue


  • Showtimes: Thursday, Friday & Saturday
    10:30 am & 1:30 pm

    52 minutes -- Best suited for Grades 7th-12th

    Every year, hundreds of thousands of animals are entangled and die in discarded or lost fishing nets across the world. Two dedicated women in Mexico have been tracking dozens of entangled sea lions that are slowly being killed by nets cutting into their necks. Watch as they lead an international team of veterinarians and wildlife experts to capture the sea lions and perform delicate surgery to save them. This film contains graphic depictions of animal death and dissection.

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  • Wild Pacific


  • Showtimes: Thursday, Friday & Saturday
    Noon & 3 pm

    52 minutes -- Best suited for Grades 4th-12th

    Directed by Emmy-nominated Michael Watchulonis, Wild Pacific is a sumptuous exploration of the amazing wildlife that populates the eastern Pacific Ocean from Baja California to the Galapagos Islands. At very few places on Earth is biodiversity so readily observable – and so apparently critical to the overall ecological health of our planet.
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Hours of Operation

Monday - Sunday
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

(229) 639.2650