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Unearthing Atlantis

If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to be an archaeologist, now you can find out by exploring Long Island Aquarium’s – Unearthing Atlantis, unveiled in summer 2007.

The interactive adventure offers visitors of all ages hands-on exploration of the techniques used by modern archaeologists. Set within a commerce building recently uncovered from the Lost City, it lets visitors participate in an archaeological dig by making wall rubbings, uncovering ancient bones and digging for fossils.

Visitors can also explore an abandoned dig tunnel, decipher the ancient Atlantean alphabet, and more. The next time you’re craving interactive adventure, discover the wonders that await you at Unearthing Atlantis.

Eureka! Unearthing Atlantis Adds J&J Mining Corp!

The anticipation is over! Rush over to our newest interactive experience -
J&J Mining Corp. – located in the back room of Unearthing Atlantis.

Get your hands wet sifting through sand and keep your eyes 
peeled for gems and fossils!

J&J Mining Corp is open daily throughout the summer from 11am-5pm, and throughout the year on weekends, holidays and school breaks.

Did You Know?

In addition to the sleepover, a Sleep with the Fishes adventure that includes a 1-1/2 hour morning interactive cruise aboard the Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat is also available for an additional fee. You’re cruise begins at 7:30 am. A deposit is required to secure a date, and one chaperone per 10 paid admissions ages 3 - 21 is required. Atlantis Explorer Tour Boat limited to 72 participants.

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