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Ocean Odyssey Touch Tank with the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium-SOLD OUT

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Date: May 25

Event Details

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OCEAN ODYSSEY TOUCH TANK WITH THE NATIONAL MISSISSIPPI RIVER MUSEUM AND AQUARIUM

Saturday, May 25, 2024 | 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

This traveling touch tank from the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium is bringing LIVE ocean animals to the Peoria Riverfront Museum on the official opening day of Sharks!

Ticket pricing

Adult: $9

Child: $8

Member Adult: $5

Member child: $5

Get tickets to the 1 p.m. touch tank HERE

Get tickets to the 2:30 p.m. touch tank HERE

Enjoy an educational presentation that breaks down common misconceptions surrounding sharks and rays, as well as highlighting the unique adaptations these animals have to survive. This program allows participants to explore the important roles sharks and rays that live thousands of miles away, and how people can help protect them.

Participants will have an opportunity to get their hands wet and touch some of the animals. 

Sharks is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York. The Museum gratefully acknowledges Warner Bros. Discovery for its generous support of Sharks. A selection of footage in Sharks has been provided by Discovery's Shark Week.

Sharks is presented by CEFCU with major support from Gilmore Foundation, Ruby K. Warner Trust, Carle Health

Additional support from: Precision Planting, Simantel, Corporate Visionary Society Council