ATLANTA (January 17, 2017) - 2017 is just beginning, but 2016 was a year of firsts and major milestones for Georgia Aquarium. In the past year, more than 2.4 million guests visited Georgia Aquarium, beating the organization’s attendance records since 2007.

On top of welcoming nearly two and a half million guests, Georgia Aquarium embarked on a few firsts and big moments for the non-profit organization:

Georgia Aquarium continues its amazing moments into 2017 with a variety of events, research and conservation expeditions, and so much more. To learn more or plan your visit please visit Follow Georgia Aquarium on Facebook and Twitter to stay up-to-date and visit our newsroom at for all the latest news.