The Maritime Aquarium 10 North Water Street • Norwalk • CT 06854


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • With its unique, modern architecture, awesome spot along Norwalk Harbor, and breathtaking resident sea life, this non-profit aquarium creates an unforgettable experience for you and your guests.
  • The event spaces make the most of the aquarium’s dazzling exhibits. Dine, dance, and mingle surrounded by sharks in a 110,000-gallon tank, or steal a kiss with a backdrop of gently floating jellyfish.
  • Your rental fees help support the Aquarium’s mission to help protect the Long Island Sound ecosystem and global environment through living exhibits, marine science, and environmental education.

PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $1,000–4,000/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Time of day
    • Space reserved
  • The full facility rental fluctuates from $2,500 to $4,000.

Ceremony Fee
  • $1,500/event
  • Ceremony fee varies depending on:
    • Space reserved
Meals (when priced separately)
  • $75/person and up
Additional Info
  • There is a 5% administrative fee in addition to tax and a 22% service charge.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 120 0
Cocktails, etc. Standing 1000 0
Reception Seated 270 0
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 70.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


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Amplified Music

Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, evenings (6pm or 7pm event start time depending on the season). Limited daytime availability.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility
  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Non-Profit
  • Zoo / Aquarium

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Creek / River


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