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Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium
ATLANTA, GEORGIA  •  Georgia Aquarium  •  Ongoing

The Georgia Aquarium opened in downtown Atlanta, Georgia on 23 November 2005, as the world’s largest aquarium. With more than 8 million gallons of marine and fresh water, and more than 100,000 animals of 500 different species, the Georgia Aquarium is a gift to the people of Georgia from Bernie Marcus, co-founder of The Home Depot, and his wife Billi, through the Marcus Foundation. The $200 million building, designed to look like a ship breaking through a wave. The facility hosts five viewing galleries along with a 4-D movie theater.

Wolfgang Puck Catering operates exclusive special event catering services at the Aquarium.  Chef Puck and his staff serve seafood at the Aquarium and participate in the Seafood Watch Program, pioneered by the Monterey Bay Aquarium to raise consumer awareness about the importance of buying seafood from sustainable sources.

Georgia Aquarium Web Site

Contact: Tel: (1) 404 581 40 00

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