The aquarium will open about seven months after Superstorm Sandy devastated the facility.
The New York Aquarium has set a date for its partial reopening.
The aquarium in Coney Island says that, among other things, the sea lions will be out for the big day: Saturday, May 25.
The milestone will come about seven months after Superstorm Sandy devastated the 14-acre aquarium campus.
The storm severely damaged its buildings, exhibits, and the facility's aquatic life support systems.
The Wildlife Conservation Society made the announcement on Friday.