New $3.5 million penguin exhibit opens at Aquarium of Niagara

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) – The penguins at the Aquarium of Niagara Falls have a new place to play.

Wednesday morning, aquarium officials along with Niagara Falls mayor Paul Dyster cut the ribbon on the new “Penguin Coast”.

The $3.5 million exhibit has a new 15,000 gallon pool, a commissary, and a classroom where visitors can learn more about the animals. Aquarium organizers say the new exhibit is the largest project ever undertaken and completed at the Aquarium of Niagara. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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