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


Date: Aug 03

Event Details

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Saturday, August 3, 2024 | Member exclusive show at 10:30 a.m. | General Public shows at 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

The National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium returns with their Ocean Odyssey Touch Tank on Saturday, August 3, 2024! Enjoy learning about the wonders of our world’s oceans and the amazing creatures that live within the waters with Sharks and Stars: A Touch Tank Experience.

Three amazing shows will take place in the Dome Planetarium! Watch fish swim above you with our amazing projections, and enjoy the live sharks swimming in front of you. Enjoy a star talk from a member of the Planetarium team, as well as an amazing lesson on sharks from Megan Hahn from the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium, then line up to meet a few of their friendly sharks.

Ticket pricing- All Patrons MUST have a ticket to enter the show

Members: $10

Non-Members: $15

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m., July 10, 2024 | Get tickets 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