Mystic Aquarium uses federal funding to open new exhibit

Entrance to Mystic Aquarium (WTNH / Tina Detelj)

MYSTIC, Conn. (WTNH) — Mystic Aquarium will be using the $150,000 it’s getting from the federal government to open a new exhibit.

The aquarium will create an interactive exhibit called “Connections to the Long Island Sound.”

It will teach people about the importance of the Sound and its local watersheds.

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One of the items you’ll see is an interactive water table and a touch pool.

The aquarium hopes educating the public about the Sound will keep it in good shape for future generations.

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