Go behind the scenes of the aquarium and learn how we bring a world-class aquarium to the center of North Carolina! Participants will visit our food preparation area, see animal holding spaces and walk through a maze of pumps before ending the experience high above Shark Reef, our 90,000 gallon Caribbean community.
Cost, per person: $15 members / $15 non-members + general admission
Groups & field trips: $75/program*
Availability: Regular Season: Thursday through Sunday at 2:00 p.m.
Summer Season (Memorial Day - Labor Day): Daily at 2:00 p.m.
Capacity: 12 participants
Minimum age: 8
Age restrictions: Children under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.
Tickets may be purchased at the Information Desk in the lobby.
Groups & field trips may request reservations online.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to narrow passageways, stairs and uneven floors located behind the scenes, experiences cannot accommodate those with mobility restrictions such as wheelchairs, walkers and crutches.
*Thanks to a contract between the Guilford County Public School System and the Greensboro Science Center, each class in the Guilford County Public School System is allowed free general admission and either two complimentary Science Presentations or one complimentary Science Presentation and one reduced rate OmniSphere show ($2/person plus tax for full dome shows, $3/person plus tax for 3D shows). This agreement is only valid on days when Guilford County Public Schools are in session.