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Address: 700 Water Street, Denver, CO 80211
Phone Number: 303-561-4450
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Activities: Viewing wildlife
Description: This new innovative aquarium offers self-guided tours through two separate...
This new innovative aquarium offers self-guided tours through two separate ecosystems, the Colorado River and the Indonesian River.
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HAVE LUNCH HERE

We came here with 3 grandkids ages 7, 12 and 15. Although this was not their first visit, they were just as excited to see everything as if it were. If choosing to have lunch... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Palmyra, Wisconsin
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233 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Overpriced for this small aquarium that if not busy one could see in an hour. 19$ each for basic admission. We went on a Sunday and I was surprised to see so many people visiting on this hot Denver day. It was open until 9pm which I think was great. A few nice exhibits but it was weird with a... More 

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Western States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We came here with 3 grandkids ages 7, 12 and 15. Although this was not their first visit, they were just as excited to see everything as if it were. If choosing to have lunch here, which I highly recommend, make a reservation, but if with kids, allow at least 2 hours to tour the aquarium before your reservation time.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

It's a little expensive, but I love aquariums and I thought this one was nice. There's several different types of exhibits of freshwater and saltwater fish, a touch pool, mermaid shows, etc. They even had a mantis shrimp. :) There's a restaurant attached, which we didn't go to because the prices were outrageous, and I didn't much like that parking... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The aquarium was ok but we certainly expected more. It would be better for families with small children. We walked through it twice and was able to see everything we wanted. It is a bit overpriced for the experience.

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Natchitoches
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Our family of five (kids ages 6, 10, 13) visited and had dinner in the aquarium this past week. Overall the aquarium exhibits were good, if a little small. The kids really enjoyed, but to be fair we have seen better (Baltimore, Chattanooga, etc). They have the stingray petting pool, which my little one really enjoyed (especially the feeding). First... More 

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Middletown, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I was super excited to see the tigers and expressed this to the man selling the tickets. He told me where they were and all about them. He was very knowledgeable about the animals and def got me excited to go in. It was very nice but when we got to the tigers.... They weren't there. I didn't get to... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Had a birthday party there for a friends child. Super nice staff and loved the decor. Would love to go back and be able to spend more time.

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Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

It is a nice aquarium...somewhat on the small side, that being said I felt admission was expensive. It is geared more to children...and there were many there the day we visited. Nice displays. For the most part we had a nice time. A I guess my biggest complaint would be children running around (from a summer camp) and their chaperones... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

We loved it. Husband and I had been there the year it opened. Returned with the boys 9 and 14. Ate at the restraint better. Food was good, fish in the aquariums in the restraint were lack luster. Had been to Aquarium restraint in Nashville and the fish there were beautiful. Would certainly go back to the exhibits.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Aquarium size is not that big. But we can see lot. Good for kids. price is little bit over priced as per my understanding.

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Address: 700 Water Street, Denver, CO 80211
Phone Number: 303-561-4450
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Denver
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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