Educational Field Trips in Minnesota

Field Trips to the Aquarium:

SEA LIFE Minnesota Aquarium features many amazing adventures all in one location. With over 1.2 million gallons of water and thousands of sea creatures, it's the World's Largest Underground Aquarium - the perfect school field trip idea!

Ticket Option


Reduced* Student

Additional Adults

Aquarium Admission




Classroom Program




Behind-the-Scenes Tours




3 Hour Nick U Wristband




Shark Tooth Necklace




To be able to visit the Stingray Adventure exhibit, schools must be taking a classroom program. The Ray-to-Z class automatically includes the stingray exhibit; all other programs require an additional $1.50 fee per person to visit Stingray Adventure.

Exclusively Onsite

Add on a 45 minute Marine Science Classroom Session to complement the aquarium tour. Age-appropriate sessions are available for students from Preschool through High School. All programs meet Minnesota State Academic Standards. Minimum of 10 students required.

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Classroom Programs

See first-hand how we care for over 10,000 animals with an exclusive Behind-the-Scenes Tour! This tour is a 45 minute trip to our food-prep kitchen, laboratory and the top of the tanks above the aquarium exhibits. Available for all age groups. Minimum of 10 people per tour.

Click here for more information about Behind-the-Scenes Tours.

Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Sleep under the sea with your class! Overnight program includes: Night Hike through the Aqarium, Behind-the-Scenes Tour, Pizza Party, Activities and Crafts, Light Breakfast (juice and donuts), T-shirt, Discounts on Gift Store Merchandise

Click here for more information about Overnight Adventures.


This program is an hour long - surface snorkeling adventure. Get up close to over 65 types of tropical fish including Puffers, Stingrays and even Sharks! It's a great experience for anyone who is adventurous, comfortable in the water and age 9 and above. No special certifications required! Perfect for families, individuals or large groups up to 30. Gift certificates are available too!

Click here for more information about Snorkeling with the Fish.

Snorkeling (ages 9+)

While most shoppers are at the mall to hunt for great deals, you and your group will be hunting for answers! Starting at SEA LIFE Minnesota, journey through the wild kingdom that is the Mall of America, using only a few clues and your knowledge of the animal world! Keep a close eye on your surroundings as you compete to be the first of your group to survive this predator-prey themed scavenger hunt!

Scavenger Hunts

Education Onsite Prices

One free adult per 5 students. A minimum of 10 students or $50 required for a classroom session.

*Schools with 50% or more of their students approved for free and reduced-price meals (as cited by the Minnesota Department of Education) are eligible for the reduced price.

All applicable sales tax added to groups not tax exempt. All prices and programs subject to change without notice.

Spaces fill quickly, reserve your space today...

Call 952-853-0631 or email
To ensure availability, please call to book at least 2 weeks in advance. Sales Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm.

Also available...

Educator Workshops and Open Houses give you the tools to teach your students about the underwater world.

A special series of classes and activities for Home School students and their parents.


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Opening Hours

M - Th
10am - 7pm*
10am - 8pm*
9:30am - 8pm*
10am - 6:30pm*

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