Located in historic Rotterdam NY, VIA aquarium celebrates aquatic biodiversity with exhibits, experiences, and public programs designed to connect people of all ages with our planets aquatic creatures.Explore vivid underwater worlds across 37 exhibits. From local favorites to the deepest depths of the ocean, explore our planet's oceans and rivers all in your own backyard on this self-guided exploration. Watch our Sharks swim overhead while schools of fish surround you in their immersive tunnel tanks. Feel the soft, smooth skin of a stingray as they swim right up to your hand in Stingray Bay. Take your family on an unforgettable journey. For school teachers and homeschoolers alike VIA aquarium is a fantastic resource for all your needs. Your students can explore 25,000 square feet of oceanic treasure as your group embarks an exciting guided tour visiting over 2,000 creatures of the sea.