December 16, 2018

Toledo Zoo Aquarium starting renovations, reopening in 2015

TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) – Monday was the final day for visitors at the Toledo Zoo to see the aquarium in its current form. It is going to take more than 2 years and $25 million to completely overhaul the facility, scheduled to reopen in 2015.

It was built as part of the Works Progress Administration and opened to the public in May of 1939. Nearly 75 years of service and exposure to saltwater has taken its toll on the historic building.

The aquarium is set to become a completely new attraction on the inside.

“The outside of the