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Downtown Aquarium

700 Water Street, Denver, CO 80211
303-561-4450
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Ranked #33 of 141 Attractions in Denver
Type: Aquariums, Architectural Buildings
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: This new innovative aquarium offers self-guided tours through two separate ecosystems, the Colorado River and the Indonesian River.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

Got to see a lot of different fish and a tiger! Was very enjoyable. We went to landreys for a late lunch and the food was amazing!

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Bartlett, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

While this is not the largest aquarium that i have visited, it is large enough to satisfy the needs of children, and some adults too. There are plenty of sea animals and even a tank of stingrays that can be hand fed by the customers for a small fee to pay for the feed; very nominal. There are areas to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

We toured the aquarium then had a great lunch after. The food was excellent. Our service was great too. Plus you get to eat right in front of the aquarium. We happened to be there when the mermaids were in the tank. That was fun too. Definitely recommend this place for lunch or dinner w or w/o a tour through... More

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Hinton, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

We have been to many sea ray exhibits all over the place and this one had very different rules than all the others. Some of the employees were rude about the rules. Only took about an hour to walk through the entire thing. Price should be a little lower for what you actually get to see.

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Lakewood, Colorado, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The food was good - not great. However, the wait staff was excellent. One question - why are the handicapped parking spaces (in the lot across the street) so far from the entrance? Regular spaces are much closer!

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

When I first arrived at the aquarium form the outside it looked huge, however, after going inside you will learn that it is only resturants, about 5 or 6 different ones. I have never been to an aquarium that had lions and monkeys and a few other odd animals for an aquarium. I went in with the intentions of being... More

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West Valley City, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I went there while I was in town and found out the prices are a little bit too much for the experience. The aquarium is really not very big.

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Denver, Colorado
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I have only been to the aquarium twice: once when it originally opened and the second time this weekend because my grandson really wanted to go. So, it was $29 for my 5 year old grandson and me and then, upon leaving there were all these extra "check-out" obstacles to avoid as extra costs: face-painting, food for the manta rays,... More

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Akron, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Its really good place to spend the time in the afternoon hours and learn/explore about various creatures of sea world. There are other animals/birds as well in the aquarium. It is worth paying a visit. There were tigers in the aquarium as well, first, we thought it was not real. But, we realized later that, in fact it was real.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I've been to several aquariums (San Francisco, Albuquerque, Chicago) and this one was no disappointment. It was an added bonus to also see the Bengal tiger, although his enclosure wasn't filled with water as it apparently was when my companion visited before. The sting rays, sharks, jelly fish and other exhibits were pretty cool though. I would definitely go back.

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