Outdoor Exhibits


Ancient Reptile Ruins

Overgrown and forgotten, this ancient Atlantean marketplace now provides a home to some of the most interesting reptiles on Earth!…

Coati playing with a Ball


White-Nosed coatis live in a variety of habitats from tropical lowlands to drier mountain forests in North, Central and South…

Two Owls

Critter Cove

Barred Owls The presence of owls in a forest is a good sign that the forest has matured and is…

Koi Fish

Koi Pond

Long Island Aquarium’s Koi Pond –  showcases several varieties of koi, Japan’s national fish, also known as “Nishikigoi,” which is Japanese for…

Japanese snow monkeys

Lost Temple of Atlantis

The Lost Temple of Atlantis dazzles through the grandeur of its architecture and the majesty of its guardians’ Japanese snow…

Otters at LI Aquarium & Exhibition Center

Otter Falls

Otter Falls is home to two North American river otters (Lontra canadensis), one adult female, Jelly, and her son, Stark,…

Penguin Flapping

Penguin Pavilion

The Long Island Aquarium is implementing measures to protect our penguins from highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI), which has been…

Porcupines climbing


With sharp spines, a big, round nose, and a tail they can hang from, prehensile-tailed porcupines are nocturnal vegetarian rodents….


Sea Lion Coliseum

Long Island Aquarium’s Sea Lion Coliseum is the place to go to appreciate the grace, playfulness, and intelligence of the…

mom and baby harbor seals


Our seals welcome all visitors to the Long Island Aquarium! Located right outside the main entrance, the 800-square foot natural…