The new Auburn Hills Sea Life Michigan Aquarium will flip, dive, and enchant with its underwater creatures and seascapes. As of January 29, the Aquarium is open to the public. It is a 35,000 square foot amphibian palace, with over 250 underwater species, and a total of 5,000 creatures. Get up close and personal with an octopus, a great white shark, and jellyfish along with turtles, stingrays, seahorses; the cutest to the most ruthless sea creatures are available for you to view. Interact with shrimp, pet a sea urchin, pick up a crab, and touch a sea star- with interactive touch pools, children and adults alike will be stimulated with wonder.
Monday-Friday 10am-9pm, Saturday 10am-9pm, and Sunday 10am–6pm. $20. 4316 Baldwin Rd., Auburn Hills. 866-622-0605. Purchase tickets online at visitsealife.com/michigan/.