But a little more than a mile away -- hidden in plain sight in Baltimore's Fell's Point neighborhood -- is the aquarium's secret support facility, a sprawling building that workers simply call The Warehouse.
The building houses the institution's Animal Care Facility and other support operations like a fabrication lab, a wood shop, storage rooms and offices. While The Warehouse is not open to the public, HuffPost Travel recently took a backstage tour to explore the efforts and equipment necessary to run one of the world's biggest aquariums. For starters: plumbing, lots of plumbing.
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