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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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Lots of stuff to see. Petting the sting rays was a great experience for the kids. Even the restaurant had surprisingly good food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

An easy stroll thru lots of kid friendly viewing tanks. The fish are beautiful and well presented. We enjoyed lunch with mermaids waving and a feeding frenzy moments later. Nice area around the aquarium to walk around after as well.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Lots of stuff to see. Petting the sting rays was a great experience for the kids. Even the restaurant had surprisingly good food.

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

If you have been to the Shedd in Chicago or the National Aquarium in Baltimore, I recommend you take a moment to lower your expectations a notch. Doing this will help you enjoy your time here. Don't get me wrong. This is a nice aquarium. It appeared to be well kept and there was an ample amount of knowledgeable staff... More 

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Evergreen, Colorado, United States
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the aquarium with our family (ages 12 - adult). They have some fun exhibits and you can also feed the stingrays, which was a treat. You can see it in as little as an hour or spend 2-3 hours here too. We booked scuba diving in the fish tank so our kids could try it before getting certified... More 

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Madison, Mississippi
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

My husband and I enjoyed the aquarium exhibit. The whole exhibit takes about an hour and a half. The aquarium is open late (until 9pm). The exhibit didn't just have underwater creatures, but some land animals as well. Recommend for families with children.

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The aquarium was beautifully done with the exhibits grouped together by habitat. The shark tank was massive and well done. The tanks had many species so it was great to just watch for a while as something new was always popping out.

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Davenport, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We went on a Friday evening, so it was not very crowded, which made for a relaxing and pleasant experience. It only took us about 1 1/2 hours to see everything. Excellent views of sharks and rays. I thought the price was reasonable, as well, compared to other aquariums we've been.

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bangalore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This aquarium is well maintained. The shark tank is particularly nice. Good to visit when travelling with kids. Don't forget to see the 4D show..

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Loved the aquarium (and have been there a few times) but this time I got to do the otter experience. You get to go behind the scenes, see how they are trained, learn heaps about them and even get to be a part of their training. It's a fun-filled and knowledgable experience that I highly recommend! (and only $10 per... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Great design and generally a good flow for visitors. Do recommend w/e visit. We were there during the week and when school in session---- crowded with school kids. Not the biggest I have seen(Toronto bigger) but the tigers are a must see.

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Address: 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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