CHARLESTON, S.C. — May 13, 2013 —Mark your calendar, May 25th is the BIG kick-off to summer at the South Carolina Aquarium. Be the first to be immersed in two new 4-D movies, experience the new Animal Care Exhibit, and get up-close to some friendly critters in our revamped hands-on experience. Explore, play, and discover at this very special kick-off to summer!
- 4-D Theater Experience: SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D: The Great Jelly Rescue and National Geographic’s Sea Monsters 4-D
- Animal Care Exhibit: Play Veterinarian for a day to the amazing animals that call the Aquarium home.
- Amazing on-floor experience: Stimulate your senses while experiencing all the Aquarium has to offer. From touching baby alligators, to feeding stingrays, to getting eye-to-eye with our resident barn owl, you never know what you’ll get to touch, smell, and see!
- Premier of the two new 4-D theater movies
- Opening of the new Animal Care Exhibit
- Surprise hands-on animal encounters
- Special character appearances by Ollie the otter and Alabaster the albino alligator
- Four Sea Turtle Hospital tours
- Special turtle-specific interactive stations set-up throughout the Aquarium
- Painting with tiny terrapin turtles, make masterpieces with your new reptile friends!
- Special summer themed animal enrichment happening all day long
- $5 ticket discount for active and retired military members (with valid ID) for the entire Memorial Day weekend!
Summer starts at the South Carolina Aquarium where there’s something different every day!