We look forward to seeing you soon at the South Carolina Aquarium! Whether purchasing general admission tickets or visiting as a member, please choose the corresponding option below to reserve advance tickets prior to your visit.

Adult tickets (13+)


Child tickets (3–12)


Toddler (0–2)


Aquarium Aglow and light bulb with green sea turtled shaped filament on a background of twinkling blue, purple and green holiday lights.

Aquarium Aglow

See the Aquarium in a whole new light! The wonder of the season comes alive at Aquarium Aglow, elegant evenings of holiday celebration! Installations, from warm and nostalgic to awe-inspiring and contemporary, transform the Aquarium you know and love with tens of thousands of lights. Combined with interactive displays and refreshments (food, wine and beer available for purchase), Aquarium Aglow is an experience sure to become a holiday tradition for many!


Members enjoy unlimited admission for one full year!


Customer Service

Our Customer Service Center is open daily from
9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Tel. (843) 577-FISH (3474)
Toll Free: (800) 722-6455

Our Hours

Open daily 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Last entry time is 3:30 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving Day and December 25,
open 9 a.m.–noon December 24.

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