With teams of educators, scientists, and animal experts, Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is Gatlinburg’s best resource for educational opportunities. From Virtual Field Trips to In-Person Programs, the Aquarium can provide a memorable learning experience for all ages.

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Scout groups of all levels are also invited to visit the Aquarium and earn a well-deserved merit badge or journey requirement!

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Our mission is to provide a top quality, world class aquatic life facility that will foster environmental education, conservation, and research, while simultaneously providing entertainment for visitors of all ages. As a Green Power participant, we are proud supporters of locally generated, renewable resources.

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