Welcome to Old Town Aquarium


  • One of the nation’s leading Aquarium specialty stores
  • Residential, commercial, institutional installations - nationwide
  • Award-winning artistic design
  • 30+ year tradition of excellence
  • Privately owned, passionate about marine life


Founded in 1975, Chicago’s Old Town Aquarium has earned an enviable reputation as one of the nation’s top aquarium specialty stores.

Old Town Aquarium specializes in the finest marine and freshwater specimens, including delightfully simple specimens perfect for the beginner all the way up to exotics like the Joculator angels and Gem tangs, suitable for the most sophisticated collections.

Indeed, hobbyists and professionals alike are amazed by our aquatic “Noah’s Ark”. Coupled with expert aquarium design, installation, and maintenance services, Old Town Aquarium is a complete resource for beginning and advanced aquarists.

Old Town Aquarium is proud to be wheelchair accessible.