Frequently asked questions

When can I visit the Aquarium?

The Aquarium opening hours vary depending on the season. You will find all information here.

What is the cost of the tickets?

Current ticket prices can be found in here. We invite you to check the offer of family tickets, discount cards and name tickets. Tickets can be purchased online. We also recommend following special offers related to holidays such as Children’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, appearing in the News tab.

Can I book tickets?

The Gdynia Aquarium does not provide the ticket booking service.

How to get to the Aquarium?

The Gdynia Aquarium is located on the extension of Kościuszko Square, at Aleja Jana Pawła II 1. Get directions here.

Where do I park my car?

There is a municipal, paid parking lot in front of the Gdynia Aquarium building. To calculate the cost of the parking ticket you should visit the website of the Gdynia City.

Are there queues to entrance of the Aquarium?

Queues to the Aquarium can occur in the summer season. Visits peaks are between 11 a.m. and 03 p.m..

Can tickets be bought in advance?

All tickets are valid for up to 30 days from the date of purchase at the Aquarium ticket office.

Who is entitled to free entrance?

Free admission is granted to:

  • Children up to 4 years of age
  • Group supervisors (1 guardian per 10 persons)
  • Carergivers of people with disabilities
  • Employees of the zoological gardens
  • PTTK guides

Authorized persons should aquire a free admission card from the Aquarium ticket office before starting the tour. More information on tickets and admissions to here.

Are there group discounts?

In a case of organized groups of more than 15 people, one guardian per 10 persons is entitled to free admission.

In addition, the following discounts apply from September 1st to April 30th:

  • 20% discount for all organized groups of over 15 people
  • On the first and third Wednesday of each month, free admission for pensioners and children from care and educational centers (based on the list confirmed by the center)

Do you have a cloakroom and luggage storage at the Aquarium?

The cloakroom operates at the Aquarium only in the months September – May. When planning your visit, please also take into account the fact that we do not provide the luggage storage.

Are there guides in the Aquarium?

The Aquarium space does not allow efficient and comfortable touring. We encourage you to use electronic guides (eGuide). They allow you to get to know our animals better, while offering an individual pace of sightseeing. The cost of renting one device is 2 PLN. More information here.

How long does the tour take?

If you are in the Aquarium for the first time and want to meet all our animals, it is worth booking about 2 hours. The average visiting time is about 70 minutes.

Is there a café at the Aquarium?

In the summer, a gastronomic point with a view on the Gulf of Gdańsk operates on the terrace of the Gdynia Aquarium. In low season, there are many places offering meals around the Aquarium.

Can I take photos or record videos at the Aquarium?

Yes. However, please remember to turn off the flash units in rooms with live animals.

Does the Gdynia Aquarium offer other attractions besides sightseeing?

We encourage you to take advantage of the educational classes offered for all ages.