WORLD AQUARIUM – a childrens’ place. This newest version of the World Aquarium is devoted to children’s interactive learning experiences.

General Admission is:

  • $6 Adults
  • $5 Seniors and Military
  • $4 Children (ages 2-15)
  •  Credit cards accepted for purchases over $25

The World Aquarium is now open 

  • Friday and Saturday 11am – 4pm
  • Sunday noon – 4pm
  • We open on Labor Day September 5th 2016


The World Aquarium has been operating a not for profit educational and research based aquarium for 23 years. This new location provides interest building opportunity for families with young children  to explore the wonders of water amongst 2 floors of exhibits. Many species of fish, invertebrates, snakes, lizards, turtles, stingrays and sharks can be seen. The doctor fish will give you a manicure, you can touch stingrays and don’t forget to pet a shark.

The World Aquarium is open for general admission on Wednesday- Sunday Admission prices are: $4 children (2-15), military and seniors $5 and $6 adults.

 For more information or to make group reservations call 314-647-6011.


World Aquarium in St. LouisSince 1971, the World Aquarium organization has been working as a not-for-profit organization within the St. Louis community to bring about a new way of educating the public about the importance of water and our environment. From 1990, the World Aquarium has been providing educational programs and services to the St. Louis community addressing needs identified from a regional educational analysis. Operating the museum component since 1993, the World Aquarium organization has perfected a financially stable operation that serves the public while maintaining its operation without significant financial input other than normal revenue streams. Beginning in the year 2000, the World Aquarium organization began looking at significantly larger sized facilities as a way to expand its programs and services to the community. In 2004, the World Aquarium opened in an expanded facility that reached three times the previous facility’s visitation and is continuing to grow in its numbers served since that time.


The goals of the World Aquarium are to increase the understanding of aquatic life and environments, to promote the importance of conserving the world of water, and to provide leadership for the preservation and sustainable use of aquatic resources.


The mission of World Aquarium is to present, promote and protect the world of water.  The mission is fulfilled through education, exhibits, conservation programming and research projects.

November 2015

The World Aquarium is proud to announce the opening of The Aqua Room on Laclade’s Landing!
The Aqua Room is the main floor of a whole building (3 floors of fun adventure) dedicated to learning about aquatic wonders of the world. Spend time touring the Adventure Room, party in the Aqua Room  and sleep in the Fish Lofts for full experience. Or participate in any level individually with your friends and family.

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