Marine-inspired Musical Performance at the South Carolina Aquarium

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Children Get Hands-on with Saltwater Sounds Under the Sea

Saltwater Sounds at the South Carolina Aquarium

Embark on a special oceanic voyage combining beautiful sights and sounds especially for children, at the next Saltwater Sounds performance at the South Carolina Aquarium. Saturday, Nov. 14 at 9:30 a.m., children will be allowed to get hands-on in a special Instrument Petting Zoo where they can see, hear, and touch instruments with the help of professional musicians. The Instrument Petting Zoo will be followed by a performance by stringed musicians from the Symphony, in front of the Aquarium’s largest exhibit, the Great Ocean Tank. This experience is included with Aquarium admission.

Saltwater Sounds Schedule:

  • 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.: Instrument Petting Zoo
  • 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.: Members of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra perform in front of the Great Ocean Tank

Saltwater Sounds is included with Aquarium admission or membership. For more information call (843) 579-8518 or visit

For all media inquiries, please contact Kate Dittloff at (843) 579-8660 or kdittloff(at)scaquarium(dot)org

About the South Carolina Aquarium:
The South Carolina Aquarium, Charleston’s most visited attraction, features thousands of amazing aquatic animals from river otters and sharks to loggerhead turtles in more than 60 exhibits representing the rich biodiversity of South Carolina from the mountains to the sea. Dedicated to promoting education and conservation, the Aquarium also presents fabulous views of Charleston Harbor and interactive exhibits and programs for visitors of all ages.

The South Carolina Aquarium is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Aquarium is closed Thanksgiving Day, half day Dec. 24 (open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.) and Dec. 25. Admission prices are: Toddlers (2 and under) free; Youth (3-12) $17.95; Adults (13+) $24.95. The Aquarium plus the 4-D Theater experience is free for Toddlers, $22.95 for Children, $29.95 for Adults. The 4-D Theater experience only is $6.95 for Children and Adults, and free for Members. For more information call (843) 720-1990 or visit Memberships are available by calling (843) 577-FISH.

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