Have you ever seen an Albino Alligator? Well you can now! Check out the National Aquarium in Washington DC, and meet Oleander the Albino Alligator!
Oleander is one of many displays you can take in at the Aquarium. This Aquarium is much smaller than most but gives you the opportunity to actually see the exhibits!
Oleander is part of the Secrets of the Swamp exhibit. Some of the other great exhibits include the National Marine Sanctuaries, Freshwater Ecosystems, Amazon River Basin Gallery and the Amphibians Gallery. With all of these diverse exhibits you can learn about all of the worlds wonderful coral reefs and the amazing creatures of the Rivers of the world. Check the events calendar to see the times of such things as Piranha feeding and Shark feeding.
The National Aquarium is open daily 9-5. admittance ends at 4:30. Military and military dependents 12 and older tickets are discounted to $8.95 with a regular adult ticket being $9.95 and children ages 3-11 $4.95 and children 3 and under free.
The Aquarium is located in the lower level of the Department of Commerce Building at 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. The Metro is conveniently located at the Federal Triangle station and the Metrobus stops about a 1/4 mile away for more info go to WMTA. You may also want to take the DC Circulator or rent a bike from Capital Bikeshare. The National Aquarium does not have parking but you may be able to find parking at the Ronald Reagan Building across the street.
Bring your camera and enjoy the underwater world of the National Aquarium.
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