Tennessee Aquarium Offers College Students Half-Price Admission

Press Release # Local

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Fall is a great time to dive into adventure at the Tennessee Aquarium. College students and faculty members, members of scouting organizations and their families can take advantage of special half-price admission Sept. 10-30 to the Tennessee Aquarium. The discount applies to aquarium tickets and 45-minute IMAX film screenings, as well as combo ticket purchases.

To receive the discount, scouts must wear their uniform, sash or a scouting activity shirt. Scouting staff also are eligible for discounted admission with the presentation of a valid paystub. College students, staff and faculty members must present their ID, transcript or paystub.

The discount applies to the entire visiting party and is offered on all tickets purchased, including repeat visits. Tickets cannot be purchased online or by phone. They must be purchased onsite at the Aquarium ticketing center or the IMAX 3D Theater box office.

Scout and College Days Discount Rates*:

• Tennessee Aquarium: $17 (adults and college students) / $11 (ages 3-12)

• IMAX*: $6 (adults) / $5 (ages 3-12)

• Tennessee Aquarium/IMAX combo ticket: $21 (adults) / $14 (ages 3-12)

* Ticket purchases must be redeemed by Sept. 30. IMAX discounts are valid on 45-minute screenings, not feature-length films. Discounted memberships can be purchased on-site or over the phone.

For more information, visit www.tnaqua.org.

About the Tennessee Aquarium

The mission of the Tennessee Aquarium is to connect people with nature and inspire them to make informed decisions about water and wildlife.

Admission is $34.95 per adult and $21.95 per child, ages 3-12.

Each ticket purchased helps support Aquarium conservation programs.

The IMAX® 3D Theater is next door to the Aquarium.

Ticket prices are $11.95 per adult and $9.95 per child.

Aquarium/IMAX combo tickets are $42.95 for adults and $29.95 for children.

Advance tickets may be purchased online at www.tnaqua.org or by phone at 1-800-262-0695.

The Aquarium, located on the banks of the Tennessee River in Chattanooga, is a non-profit organization.

Open every day except Thanksgiving and Christmas, the Aquarium and IMAX are accessible to people with disabilities.