October 16, 2018

Aquarium set to open in Concord in 2014

The international company behind Madame Tussauds and LegoLand and other attractions will open an aquarium at Concord Mills in the spring of 2014.

The new project will be part of Merlin Entertainment’s SeaLife brand, the company said Wednesday in a news release. Construction on the $10 million aquarium is expected to start in July.

“North America is a very important development market for Merlin,” Glenn Earlam, a managing director with Merlin, said in a news release. “We are delighted to be able to move forward with this exciting project in North Carolina.”

Simon Properties, which

Source: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/03/13/3911857/aquarium-set-to-open-in-concord.html