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Plan Your Event

Make the South Carolina Aquarium your forever experience. Learn more.


Wild Carolina

March 16 through August 2- Experience wildlife from a new vantage point as you view the works of renowned local artist Scott Penegar. Learn more.


Sea Turtle Hospital Expansion

In 2016, the South Carolina Aquarium will construct a state-of-the-art Sea Turtle Hospital on the Aquarium’s main floor. Learn more.


Leatherback sea turtle

Yawkey, a 500-pound leatherback, was found stranded in the surf at Yawkey Wildlife Preserve. S/he is in our care at the Sea Turtle Hospital.
Learn more.


Opens May 9, 2015

Join us for the premiere of Shark Shallows, the Aquarium’s newest exhibit featuring a shark touch tank! Learn more.


April 25, 2015

The Charleston Symphony Orchestra joins the Aquarium to present a marine-inspired musical performance especially for children. Learn more.