Bring Your Class to the Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium’s Education General Admission gives classes the opportunity to explore on their own our many diverse habitats and species. In this self-guided experience, all tickets include Aquarium admission, all available presentations and all available animal galleries. Presentations are subject to availability and are on a first come, first served basis. Presentation times are subject to change without notice.

Please note: Grants are available! Georgia Aquarium offers a Sponsored Education Admissions (SEA) Grant to Title I schools and select non-profit organizations operating in the State of Georgia. This grant provides free admission when visiting with a field trip, ensuring that diverse audiences, regardless of economic status, have an opportunity to experience the wonders of the Aquarium. Click here to learn more and to apply.

Field Guides for Self-Guided

Georgia Aquarium Field Trips

Grades K-2

Grades K-2

Engage your students through exploration and active learning through use of the background information and guided learning questions. Teachers: Print out these guides for your chaperones to use while visiting the main galleries.

View guide here.

Grades 3-5

Grades 3-5

Engage your students through exploration and active learning through use of the background information and guided learning questions. Teachers: Print out these guides for your chaperones to use while visiting the main galleries.

View guide here.

Grades 6-8

Grades 6-8

Engage your students through exploration and active learning through use of the background information and guided learning questions. Teachers: Print out these guides for your chaperones to use while visiting the main galleries.

View guide here.

Grades 9-12

Grades 9-12

Engage your students through exploration and active learning through use of the background information and guided learning questions. Teachers: Print out these guides for your chaperones to use while visiting the main galleries.

View guide here.

Instructor-Led Programs

Our engaging instructor-led programs provide focused learning opportunities where students can ask questions, collaborate and problem solve with the guidance of our Georgia Aquarium Educators. Programs are aligned to Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE) and include a grade-specific, downloadable Teacher Guide with pre- and post-visit activities. Instructor-led programs are 30 minutes for Pre-K and 45 minutes for Grades K-12. At the end of the program, groups will have the remainder of their time to enjoy the various galleries and presentations at the Aquarium. Available Monday – Friday, September 7, 2021 – May 13, 2022. Limited availability and blackout dates apply.

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Complimentary Adult Ratio

  • Pre-K — 2nd Grade: 1 complimentary adult for every 5 students.
  • 3rd Grade — 12th Grade: 1 complimentary adult for every 10 students.
  • All additional adults with the group will need to purchase a ticket.

Payment Details

  • A $100 non-refundable deposit is due at time of booking. Deposit will hold your specific date/time and will be applied to your balance.
  • Total balance is due 14 days prior to your visit.
  • All payments are non-refundable. Refunds will not be given for any unused portion of your order, such as no-shows or cancellations.
  • We accept school checks and all major credit cards. No personal checks.
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