School & Field Trips

SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium features many amazing adventures all in one location. With over 1.2 million gallons of water and thousands of sea creatures, it's the World's Largest Underground Aquarium - the perfect school field trip idea!


How To Book

Call 952-853-0631 or email


To ensure availability, please call to book at least 2 weeks in advance. Sales Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm.



General FAQs

Scroll down to "Schools & Groups FAQ" for more information on parking, arrival and payment. 



One free adult per 5 students. A minimum of 10 students or $50 required for a classroom session.


*Schools with 50% or more of their students approved for free and reduced-price meals (as cited by the Minnesota Department of Education) are eligible for the reduced price.


All applicable sales tax added to groups not tax exempt. All prices and programs subject to change without notice.

Classroom Programs

Add on a 45 minute Marine Science Classroom Session to complement the aquarium tour. Age-appropriate sessions are available for students from Preschool through High School. All programs meet Minnesota State Academic Standards. Minimum of 10 students required.



Behind-the-Scenes Tours

See first-hand how we care for over 10,000 animals with an exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Tour! This tour is a 45 minute trip to our food-prep kitchen, laboratory and the top of the tanks above the aquarium exhibits. Available for all age groups. Minimum of 10 people per tour.


Click here for more information about Behind-the-Scenes Tours.

Immerse your class within the underwater world with the following teaching aids, worksheets, and activity packs. All documents are free to download and share with your class.


Our educational materials are based on activities and projects that will engage students before, during, and after your visit.


3 - 5 Year Old Resources



Amazing Oceans: 3-5 years



3rd – 6th Grade Resources


Adaptation (3 - 6)

Food Chains (3 - 6)

Habitats (3 - 6)

Movement (3 - 6)

Teacher's Toolkit (3 - 6)



Worksheets (3 - 6)



Activity Packs

The following activity packs have been designed for children up to the age of 14 to provide them with an even more enjoyable and educational visit.

Activity Pack (Age 6 - 8)

Activity Pack (Age 9 - 11)

Activity Pack (Age 12 - 14)

Teacher Open House

Join us for a night full of information, aquarium updates and fun - all for FREE!

  •          Free admission for educators
  •          Additional family and friends $5 + tax each
  •          For more information, please call 952-853-0631 or email


Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 from 4pm - 7pm

  • Extra perk: First 100 people to the Open House get a free stingray feed!

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 from 4pm - 7pm

  • Extra perk: Free behind-the-scenes tours from 5pm - 7pm!

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 from 4pm - 7pm


Discounted Teacher Membership

Teachers can receive a membership to SEA LIFE Minnesota for $20 plus tax (a $49 value). To receive the offer you will need to bring in your teacher ID badge or a recent paystub to our ticket counter. Once you purchase the membership, you will receive unlimited admission for the entire year. Additional members can be added to the membership for a discounted rate.


For more information on teacher memberships, please call 952-853-0603 or email

Sleep Under the Sharks

Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Snorkel With The Fish

Sleep Under the Sharks

Sleep Under the Sharks

Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Snorkel With The Fish

Snorkel With The Fish

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Adult 13+ years $22.50 Starting at $17.99 Up to 25%
Child 3-12 years $18.50 Starting at $14.99 up to 25%
2 and under 0-2 YEARS FREE FREE
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