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The North Carolina Aquarium at Fort Fisher celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr. Day by waiving general admission fees on Monday, January 20, 2014. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is one of two holidays each year the N.C. Aquariums offer visitors free admission. The other day is Veterans Day in November. Many area schools are closed for the holiday, too. Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to spend a fun-filled day at AquaCamp. Preregistration for the camps is necessary. AquaCamp – Incredible Invertebrates. Date: Monday, January 20. Time: 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Ages: 5-12 years old. Fee: $40 per participant. Campers discover unusual facts and meet interesting invertebrates including clams, snails, crabs, sea urchins, and sea stars. Live animal presentations, crafts and aquarium activities are all part of this exciting program. Snacks are provided. Campers need to bring a bag lunch. Preregistration is required. The Aquarium offers limited transportation to and from this camp from the Monkey Junction area. Limited space is available. An additional fee and preregistration is required.
Call (910) 458-7468 or visit to register online.