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SEA LIFE at Mall of America Blue Tang Fish Swimming


Book your class field trip with our education team and learn about our amazing creatures!


Ignite imagination and wonder in your class as they discover thousands of sea creatures and come face-to-face with animals from around the world!

We recommend 1 hour to fully explore the aquarium and complete the self-guided activities. It’s easy to structure your visit around other educational activities like creature talks and classroom programs. Complete your experience with a 45-minute classroom session designed to inspire and educate students from Preschool through High School.

How to Book

Fill out our field trip inquiry form to begin booking your field trip. Please email with any questions.

To ensure availability, you must book at least 2 weeks in advance. Please allow 3 business days for a response.

All programs meet Minnesota State Academic Standards.

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Reduced Student Student Additional Adults
Aquarium Admission $4.50 $5.50 $6.50
Classroom Program (Add-On) $3.00 $3.00 FREE
Behind-the-Scenes Tour (Add-On) $4.00 $4.00 $4.00

Plan Your Field Trip

Behind-the-Scenes Tours

See first-hand how we care for thousands of 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. Learn More.

Available for all age groups. Minimum of 10 people per tour.

Classroom Programs

Pre-K to 5th Grade topics include:

  • Homes in the Sea: Habitats
  • Survival at Sea: Animal Adaptations
  • What’s for Lunch? Food Chains

Click for a full description of each classroom program.

Middle School and High School topics include:

  • Sensational Senses
  • Ocean Conservation
  • Marine Science Careers

Click for a full description of each classroom program.

Teacher Discounts

Snag discounted Memberships and Open House invitations! Learn more

Homeschool Week

Join us during our Fall Homeschool Weeks during September 14-18 and September 21-25. Homeschool families can visit for a discount and learn with interactive activities. Learn more.

Field Trip Policies

  • Minimum requirement of at least 10 students for discounted field trip rates and educational programming
  • SEA LIFE recommends one adult for every 5 students. Chaperones may be limited due to classroom size
  • Field trips must be reserved at least 2 weeks in advance. Final number attending the visit and payment in full due 2 weeks prior to visit date. Once paid for, field trips are non-refundable
  • Discounted pricing not available at the door. All reservations must be made in advance
  • All buses and shuttles are required by the Mall of America Security Team to drop off and pick up students at the North Entrance. Detailed instructions will be provide by the Sales Team once your reservation has been made
  • SEA LIFE does not have eating facilities on-site. If your group plans on eating while visiting Mall of America, you may go to either the North or South Food Court both located on the 3rd floor. SEA LIFE can store your lunches onsite if needed
Moon Jellyfish at SEA LIFE at Mall of America


We are excited to share that SEA LIFE at Mall of America is NOW OPEN daily!

Please note that due to local authority guidance, face coverings must be worn at all times to cover the nose and mouth. Children ages 5 and under are exempt. We would also ask that if you are feeling ill or displaying symptoms associated with COVID-19 that you stay home and refrain from visiting the attraction at this time.

To learn more and help us create a safe and enjoyable visit for all, visit our Safety at SEA LIFE page.