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North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher

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  • From a business meeting to a wedding or social gathering, the North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher is the perfect place to host your event and surround your guests with the wonder of water. Choose from multiple venues, seating and strolling options for 30 to 2,000 guests. They can accommodate groups of varying sizes for a seated dinner to a conference. Whether your event requires the entire Aquarium, or a more intimate space, a variety of venues are available including an auditorium, conference room, multiple classrooms and exhibit space. An intimate gathering or a grand event or something special in between, you can mingle with guests in the garden conservatory or dine among mesmerizing jellies and exotic fish.


  • General Info
    General Info
    • Credit Cards Accepted:
    • Motorcoach Parking on Site:
    • Hours of Operation: Daily: 9am-5pm| Usually Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
    • Admission: Adults 13-61: $12.95| Seniors 62+ & Military: $11.95 | Children 3-12: $10.95 | Ages 2 and under & NC Aquarium Society Members: Free
    • Additional Information: Hours and rates subject to change without notice
    • Handicap Accessible:
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  • Facility Info
    • Floorplan File Floorplan File
    • Total Sq. Ft. 93000
    • Reception Capacity 2000
    • Theatre Capacity 150
    • Catering Available:
    • Free Wifi:
    • Banquet Capacity 350
    • Number of Rooms 9
    • Classroom Capacity 350