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Welcome toJenkinson’s Aquarium

Jenkinson’s Aquarium is a privately owned facility located on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ.  Since June of 1991, the aquarium has been dedicated to educating the public on all aspects of marine life and conservation. Each exhibit is designed to promote awareness of the animals, their habitats and conservation. We strive to provide our guests with a unique and memorable experience through creative exhibits as well as innovative educational and outreach programs

Upcoming Events

Behind the Scenes Tour

January 6, 2024 @ 9:30 am

Discover what goes on behind the scenes at our aquarium while you tour the building. Pre-registration and sneakers required. Ages 5 and up. Adults $25. Children $17

wally the sloth at jenkinson's aquarium

Wake up with Wally

January 13, 2024 @ 9:30 am

Did you know sloths can sleep up to 15 hours a day? Join Wally for an (early for him) morning visit! Come in your pajamas and read a book, make a craft and have a visit with our sleepy sloth! Children ages 4-8. $20 per child. 

Penguin Awareness Day

January 20, 2024 @ 12:00 pm

This is a day to celebrate the world's penguins! Come learn about all 18 species through crafts, activities, and keeper chats. Included with admission.

wally the sloth at jenkinson's aquarium

Scoop on Sloths

January 26, 2024 @ 5:30 pm

Did you know that two-toed sloths spend most of their lives hanging upside down from trees? Meet Wally and find out why they do that and more!

junior keepers at jenkinson's aquarium

Junior Keepers (Ages 7-11)

January 28, 2024 @ 8:00 am

Junior Keepers is a great program for those future marine biologists! Come experience the aquarium from an employee’s point of view. $100 per child. Ages 7-11 only. 8am – 11am.

Behind the Scenes Tour

February 4, 2024 @ 9:30 am

Discover what goes on behind the scenes at our aquarium while you tour the building. Pre-registration and sneakers required. Ages 5 and up. Adults $25. Children $17

sandtiger shark

Sensory Saturday

February 10, 2024 @ 8:30 am

Families affected by autism spectrum disorder, sensory processing or cognitive challenges, as well as guests requiring assistance for disabilities are invited to explore the aquarium before we open to the public. To create a sensory friendly environment there will be a decreased noise level, limited visual stimulation and less crowding.

junior keepers at jenkinson's aquarium

Junior Keepers (Ages 7-11)

February 19, 2024 @ 8:00 am

Junior Keepers is a great program for those future marine biologists! Come experience the aquarium from an employee’s point of view. $100 per child. Ages 7-11 only. 8am – 11am.

jenkinson's aquarium penguin pointers

Penguin Pointers

February 23, 2024 @ 5:30 pm

Meet one of our famous feathered friends while learning about them and their wild cousins.

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