Long Island Aquarium And Exhibition Center Offers Free Admission
Published on October 2, 2012 · Filed Under Entertainment
To Riverhead Township Residents
(Long Island, NY) In honor of Thanksgiving, Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center is offering free admission to the Aquarium only for Riverhead township residents every Friday in November, as well as on Thanksgiving Day.
“We want to acknowledge and express gratitude to our hometown,” explains owner, Joe Petrocelli. “Offering free admission is just a small way of saying ‘thank you’ for the past 12 years.”
The special no-cost Aquarium admission rate applies to Town of Riverhead residents only, who must show proof of residency upon entry. Residents must reside in one of the following towns: Riverhead,Wading River, Jamesport, Aquebogue, Laurel, Calverton, Baiting Hallow, Northville, and parts of Manorville.
For more information, please call 631.208.9200, ext. H2O (426).
About Long Island Aquarium and Exhibition Center (LIA & EC)
Two great family attractions in one fin-tastic destination, this full-scaleAquarium and brand-new Exhibition Center features one of the largest all-living coral reef displays in this hemisphere, a 120,000-gallon shark tank, year-round sea lion shows, numerous touch tanks, and more than 100 exhibits and interactive experiences, including Shark Dive, Pirate Snorkel Adventure, Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat and Sea Lion Kiss. Long Island Exhibition Center’s first exhibit is Butterflies & Birds! Flying for a limited engagement, only, don’t miss them! Hours: 10:00am to 5:00pm year-round. Closed Christmas Day.
Located adjacent to the Hyatt Place East End & Resort Marina, LIA & EC is also the home of the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation, New York’s only authorized marine mammal and sea turtle rescue and rehabilitation center, and the 120-slip transient marina, Treasure Cove Resort Marina. TheAquarium was recently ranked by Parents Magazine as one of the “Top Aquariums for Kids.” Visit Web site for more details: www.LongIslandAquarium.com.